TURF wars between rival gangs in Port Elizabeth have triggered a string of killings in the city's northern areas as they battle to take control of the drug trade.
The spate of violence has claimed the lives of 59 people and left more than 145 wounded since last year.
Police believe most of the murders are linked to a bloody power struggle between six main gangs and 20 newer splinter gangs.
Recent shootings have sparked fears that more revenge attacks are imminent as rival gangs attempt to wipe out each other.
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