Cash guards shot dead in Mpumalanga
Johannesburg - Two security guards have been shot dead outside a chain store in Witbank, Mpumalanga police said on Wednesday.
Colonel Leonard Hlathi said the guards had collected cash from the shop on Tuesday when they were attacked and shot by a group of armed men.
"The two guards died on the scene," said Hlathi. The robbers took two cash boxes containing an undisclosed amount of money and fled.
No arrests had been made and police were searching for robbers driving a cream, 5-Series BMW.