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Police hunt cop killers

Police in Hout Bay are hunting for the suspects who shot and killed a female constable.

Gun & magazine. Picture: sxc.hu

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape Police officials said on Sunday they were working around the clock to find the men who shot and killed a police constable in Hout Bay.

The 26-year-old female police officer died after being shot in the head while on patrol in Inzamayethu on Saturday.

Her 27-year-old male colleague was also shot in the head and has been declared brain dead.

The incident comes days after a metro police officer was killed in an ambush in Khayelitsha.

Meanwhile Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has offered a reward of up to R70,000 for solid information leading to the arrest of the perpetrators.

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