Tragedy unfolded in a classroom in Mpumalanga province of South
Africa when a teacher was gunned down by her husband down in full view
of her pupils.
Kate Chiloane, 30, died when
her husband, identified as Vusi Mdluli, shot her twice at
Sedibasathutho primary school near Bushbuckridge on Monday, August 14,
According Jasper Zwane, a provincial education
department spokesperson, Mdluli entered the classroom under the pretext
of fetching something from Chiloane.
He then reportedly shot himself at their home later!
Zwane said: “He then shot her but she managed to get away and tried
running to the staff-room but he followed her and shot her again outside
where she died.” Mdluli then reportedly went home and later shot
Zwane said Chiloane joined the school about a year
ago. He added that pupils and teachers are traumatized by the tragic
incident and that counseling is under way at the school.
indicated that they are investigating the unidentified husband’s motive
for the murder. However, Mdluli’s Facebook profile features several
disturbing posts about death in recent weeks.