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SAPS seize rifles, explosive components in Khayelitsha house raid

Officers swooped on the house in Solomon Tshuku Street in Site C on Wednesday night.

Police seized three weapons during a house raid in Khayelitsha on 12 September 2018. Picture: Supplied

CAPE TOWN - Police have seized three firearms, including R4 and R5, assault rifles during a raid in Khayelitsha.

Officers swooped on the house in Solomon Tshuku Street in Site C on Wednesday night.

Two suspects have been arrested.

The police’s Andre Traut says: "Three firearms, comprising an R4 assault rifle, an R5 assault rifle and a 9mm pistol, were confiscated together with an assortment of ammunition for various calibers of firearms. Explosive wires and gunpowder were also seized, as well as two bulletproof vests."

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)

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