Dlamini said their mother had allegedly gone out to phone her boyfriend before residents told her that her shack was on fire.
“Unfortunately the fire was already at an advanced stage and they could not save the children who had already burned beyond recognition.”
Also‚ an 18-month-old baby died and five people were injured when they were attacked with rifles by unknown people while driving in an open veld in Benoni.
“It is suspected that they were attacked by illegal miners.”
In Johannesburg‚ two suspects were arrested for attempted murder and possession of an unlicensed firearm after shooting at the other party involved in a crash with them.
Dlamini added: “A woman was also arrested in Diepsloot after she had fatally stabbed her husband following an argument.”