5 people shot dead in Durban
Besides the five victims, three others were also injured in the incident. In a separate incident on Sunday, six people were shot and killed at U Section.
"This week alone at least 11 people have been reportedly murdered at the township," said Nkonyeni.
"I send my deepest condolences to the families of the deceased and assure the community that the police are looking into these sporadic crimes," she said.