A Mpumalanga primary school teacher was fatally shot in full view of pupils on Monday. Kate Chiloane, 30, was shot by her husband, Vusi Mdluli, who later shot himself at their home.
The incident occurred at Sedibasathutho primary school near Bushbuckridge.
Spokesperson for Mpumalanga department of education, Jasper Zwane, said the husband entered the Grade Two class under the pretence that he was fetching something from his wife.
“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,” said Zwane.
He said the husband then left for the couple’s house, which is not far from the school, where he also killed himself.