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10 Jan 2018, Cape Town: Metrorail has suspended its central line train services in Cape Town following a shooting incident in Khayelitsha on Tuesday night.
In a statement posted on its Facebook page on Wednesday morningâ€š Cape Metrorail said it had halted operations between Khayelitshaâ€š Kapteinsklip and Bishop Lavis after a security guard was shot dead.
â€śOur sincere condolences to the family and colleagues of the security guard who lost his life so needlesslyâ€šâ€ť said Metrorail regional manager Richard Walker.
Commuters have been asked to find alternative transport until the police have assessed the situation and cleared the scene.
Metrorail said stations were closed and that no single or return tickets will be sold.