South African police are investigating the death of 15 suspected illegal miners killed in clashes this week.

According to BBC News, it is understood that the group are from rival gangs who were working underground to mine gold in abandoned shafts.

Several police units and other law enforcement officers have been deployed to the Springs area, east of Johannesburg to monitor the situation.

Police say the victims were shot dead using different calibers of guns.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here