Cape Town CBD turns into wild west as taxi turf war breaks out

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Cape Town CBD turns into wild west as taxi turf war breaks out

The dispute that turned the city into a battle ground appears to be over lucrative long distance taxi routes

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Last week gunmen believed to be from rival taxi associations were exchanging gunfire in the Cape Town CBD; this week they will be sharing a court bench when they apply for bail.

Monday started with a shooting in the Cape Town CBD during the day, injuring seven people, and ended with what is believed to have been a retaliation in the evening at the Nyanga taxi terminus.

Here, seven were shot, five of them killed...

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