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Cop injured in shoot-out after Durbanville business robbery

The police say two suspects were also shot and wounded during the incident and admitted to hospital under police guard.

Picture: EWN

CAPE TOWN - A Kraaifontein police officer has been wounded in a shoot-out with robbers.

The gang hit a cellphone shop in Durbanville and fled towards Kraaifontein.

Police gave chase and the armed robbers started shooting at them.

The police's Noloyiso Rwexana says one policeman was shot in the hand.

“Two suspects were also shot and wounded and they are under police guard in hospital. Once charged, the suspects will appear in the Blue Downs Magistrates Court, where they will be facing charges of attempted murder and business robbery.”

The South African Police Service has condemned the attack.

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