1 killed, 3 injured in Cape Town airport shooting

The shooting reportedly took place inside a local restaurant in the general public area of the airport.

1 killed, 3 injured in Cape Town airport shooting

World Bulletin / News Desk

One person was killed and three others injured late on Wednesday in a shooting at Cape Town International Airport.

"The incident happened this evening in the general public area," Deidre Davids, Communications Manager at Cape Town International Airport, told Anadolu Agency by phone.

She described the incident as a tragic event and offered condolences to the affected family.

The police are currently investigating the cause of the shooting, but local sources say it took place inside a local restaurant in the general public area of the airport.

Davids said operations were still proceeding as normal at the airport, with flights operating as scheduled.

Cape Town airport is the second largest in South Africa.

According to the airport's website, it is predicted to have seen fourteen million travelers by 2015 making it the third busiest airport in Africa.

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