The driver of a minibus that transported teachers to a school in Wartburg, KwaZulu-Natal, was shot dead Tuesday morning.
Three of the Masijabule High School teachers are in critical condition.
The provincial department of education provided the details of the incident in a statement issued on behalf of Kwazi Mshengu, the MEC.
“The department found out with shock from the shooting on a staff taxi that transported teachers from Masijabule High School this morning,” the statement said.
The department further confirms that the driver was pronounced dead at the scene and that three teachers were critically injured. “Seven more teachers are in serious shock”.