‘It’s a nightmare’: Girl, 6, shot in head as gangs clash in PE

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‘It’s a nightmare’: Girl, 6, shot in head as gangs clash in PE

Dad says she collapsed in the yard after shots rang out in an area that has seen more than its fair share of bloodshed

Gareth Wilson

“I have seen so many people killed and murdered here. It is like a nightmare for this to happen to one of my family.”

Those were the harrowing words of the father of a six-year-old girl who was hit in the head by a stray bullet in Helenvale, Port Elizabeth.

Jay-Linn Jantjies survived but is now in an induced coma after an eight-hour operation to remove bullet fragments from her skull...

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