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Four injured in shootout between police and suspected robbers in Eerste River

Kleinvlei Police responded to a robbery in progress at the Strand Road Post Office just before 1pm on Tuesday.

CAPE TOWN – Four people have been hospitalized following a shootout between robbers and police in Eerste River.

Kleinvlei Police responded to a robbery in progress at the Strand Road Post Office just before 1pm on Tuesday.

Police said unidentified people entered the office and demanded money.

When officers arrived at the scene, a shootout ensued.

The South African Police Service said two men, aged 76 and 40, and a woman, aged 40, suffered gunshot wounds.

A 30-year-old police officer was also shot and rushed to hospital.

The thieves fled and are still at large.



Four injured in shootout between police and suspected robbers in Eerste River

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