Guards injured in robbery

2011-04-22 08:56

Two security guards were wounded when suspected robbers opened fire on them in Protea Glen, Soweto today, police said.

Warrant officer Kay Makhubela said a group of men in a truck opened fire on the guards at Extension 10 where new houses were being build.

The men were guarding the building material when the robbers arrived around 4.30am.

The shot the guards, loaded the building materials and left.

One guard was shot in the chest and other in the left hand and thigh.

They were taken to hospital.

No arrests have been made.

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