Guard shot dead, man wounded in Durban hijacking

2016-02-04 10:29
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Durban - A security guard was killed and another man was shot and wounded during a hijacking in Mount Edgecombe in Durban on Thursday morning.

It is understood that two men were delivering a consignment of cigarettes when they were hijacked at the corner of the M41 and Flanders drive.

The hijackers opened fire, wounding one of the men.

A security guard attempted to intervene and was shot dead.

The hijackers then made off with the truck.

The wounded man and his colleague ran to a nearby petrol station, where they had just dropped off cigarettes.

The man was being treated by paramedics at the station.

Police were currently on the scene.


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