The search for the murderers of an elderly person and two young children from Loskop is on.
The trio, aged 73, 11 and three, were fatally wounded after being shot in the Slimangamehlo area on Saturday evening.
Police believe that unknown gunmen fired through the closed door of a rondavel, killing the three people and injuring a female. A six-year-old escaped the deadly scene unharmed.
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What drove this senseless attack is what Amangwe (Loskop) Detectives have been tasked with finding out.
They are investigating three counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.
Names of the deceased have not released.