Cops hurt in shoot-out with ATM bombers
Johannesburg - Two police officers were shot and wounded in a gun battle with alleged ATM bombers in Witbank on Tuesday, Mpumalanga police said.
They were shot at when they went to investigate after hearing a massive explosion while on routine patrol, Captain Leonard Hlathi said.
"Two of our members were shot and are in hospital."
It was not known if any of the robbers were wounded. Two automated teller machines were blown open, but the thieves left empty-handed.