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Khayelitsha Development Forum concerned after armed robbers attack paramedics

Two paramedics were targeted while responding to a call in Harare on Saturday night.

FILE: A Western Cape health paramedic. Picture: EWN

CAPE TOWN - The Khayelitsha Development Forum (KDF) says it's concerned that attacks on ambulance crews will have a devastating effect on emergency healthcare services in the community.

Two paramedics were targeted while responding to a call in Harare on Saturday night.

The armed assailants fled with cellphones, wallets, wedding rings, radios and money.

In a separate attack Last week, an ambulance crew was held up in the same community.

The KDF's Ndithini Tyhido said: “The KDF condemns the senseless attacks on emergency services workers and we feel that the community of Khayelitsha must start taking responsibility to make these people safe.”

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