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Two people wounded in CT crossfire

Two elderly people were wounded in Elsies River on Wednesday afternoon.

Two elderly people have been wounded after they were caught in the crossfire between police and robbers. Picture: EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Cape Town police say two elderly people have been wounded after they were caught in the crossfire between police and several armed robbers.

The shootout happened after a business robbery in Elsies River earlier this afternoon.

The police's Tembinkosi Kinana says, "According to the information, SAPS flying squad members chased a vehicle following a business armed robbery. The suspects fired shots at the police and the elderly people that were walking on the road."

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