Number of Somalis killed in the province rises
By Chanel September
12 October 2006
The Somali trader who was shot on Monday in the Mbekweni Township in Paarl has died in hospital.
Ebrahim Issack was shot at point blank range allegedly by three men. The men came into his shop demanded money, but fled the scene with without taking anything.
Mohamed Dawlo the director of the Somali Association of South Africa told the Cape Times that police are in a denialist state about Somalis being driven out of the country and that there was a growing concern about safety.
According to Dalwo, Issacks death brings to 34 the number of Somali’s killed in the province in the past 10 weeks.
The exact figure of how many Somail’s have been killed in the Western Cape has been disputed by police.