Hijackers shot after high-speed chase
Johannesburg - Three alleged hijackers were injured during a shoot-out with police in Atteridgeville, Pretoria police said on Friday.
The men were spotted driving a hijacked car on Thursday evening and sped off when police ordered them to pull over, Captain Agnes Huma said.
A high-speed chase ensued during which the three shot at police, who retaliated. The driver lost control of the car and hit a lamp post.
The three sustained gunshot wounds and were recovering in hospital under police guard.
Illegal firearms and ammunition were found in the hijacked car.