Shoot-out cop discharged from hospital

2013-02-06 14:09
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Johannesburg - One of the two police officers wounded in a shoot-out on the M2 highway in Johannesburg has been released from hospital, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.

Constable Anthony Magalebata, 37, has been discharged after receiving treatment, spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said.

Magalebata and Constable Lufhuno Maremba, 30, were both hit in the upper body when they tried to pull over a Mercedes Benz while patrolling the highway on Tuesday.

The four occupants opened fire on them with assault rifles.

Maremba was still in a critical condition in hospital.

No arrests have yet been made.

- SAPA
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