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Angolan journalists robbed at gunpoint in Sandton

Officials say after robbing the group, the suspects randomly opened fire before jumping out of the vehicle.

Police blue lights. Picture: Free Images.com

JOHANNESBURG - Police are investigating a case of attempted murder after an Angolan journalist was shot and wounded during a robbery in Sandton.

The man and a group of colleagues arrived in the country last night and were followed from OR Tambo International airport by armed criminals.

Two men forced their way into a minibus transporting a group of Angolans.

Officials say after robbing the group, the suspects randomly opened fire before jumping out of the vehicle.

The police's Lungelo Dlamini said, "They were confronted by four suspects driving in a BMW. The suspect pointed the driver with the firearm, two of the suspects jumped into the Quantum. One of them drove the vehicle while the other was robbing the journalists."

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