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Police officer killed in Bishop Lavis

The exact details and the motive for the attack are unclear at this stage.

FILE: Picture: SAPS.

CAPE TOWN - A police officer has been shot dead in Bishop Lavis.

It's believed the lieutenant-colonel was off-duty at the time.

Police have confirmed the incident.

The exact details and the motive for the attack are unclear at this stage.

The police's Novela Potelwa: "It is alleged that the lieutenant-colonel had just gotten into his vehicle when an unknown gunman in a vehicle approached and shot him several times."

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