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2 police officers, 7 robbers killed in attempted cash-in-transit heist in KZN

It's understood a group of heavily armed suspects attacked the security vehicle and used explosives to access the cash.

Picture: Louise McAuliffe/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Two police officers and seven robbers have been killed during an attempted cash-in-transit heist in Nongoma in KwaZulu-Natal.

Law enforcement officials were following up on information that a cash-in-transit vehicle was going to be attacked on Friday night.

It's understood a group of heavily armed suspects attacked the security vehicle and used explosives to access the cash.

The police's Vish Naidoo says there was a shootout between police and the suspects.

“We recovered four AK47 rifles and a BMW which was used in multiple robberies.”

(Edited by Refilwe Pitjeng)

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