2 cops shot, wounded in Diepsloot raid

The officers were shot on Wednesday morning while following up on a tip-off about criminals involved in several violent crimes, including mall robberies.

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JOHANNESBURG - Two police officers have been shot and wounded during a raid in Diepsloot.

The officers were shot on Wednesday morning while following up on a tip-off about criminals involved in several violent crimes, including mall robberies.

Four suspects were arrested in their shacks.

The police's Lungelo Dlamini said: “Police are investigating a case of attempted murder, possession of unlicensed firearm and possession of stolen vehicles. When they came to a shack in Diepsloot, they were shot at. Two of the police officers were wounded.”