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Vereeniging cop killers still at large

Gauteng police are still investigating the deaths of two police officers shot in Vereeniging last week.

Police officers patrol an area. Picture: Taurai Maduna/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng police are still investigating the deaths of two police officers shot in Vereeniging, south of Johannesburg, last week.

The two officers were killed while responding to a hijacking incident in Solan Park.

Three men have since been questioned in connection with the murders, confirmed police.

Authorities said the officers would be laid to rest during two separate funeral services on Saturday.

Spokesperson for the provincial Community Safety Department, Thapelo Moiloa, said: "We want to send a strong warning to the perpetrators, that an attack to a police officer is viewed as an attack to the State."

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