Manhunt for three ATM bombers in Free State

2016-01-21 14:26
(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Bloemfontein – Free State police have launched a manhunt for three armed men who bombed an ATM and shot and wounded two people at a shopping complex in Meqheleng, Ficksburg, on Wednesday night. 

A 28-year-old woman was shot in her leg after buying electricity at the complex, and a 55-year-old man was shot in his mouth, Sergeant Martin Xuma said on Thursday.  

The two were rushed to hospital in a stable condition. The criminals failed to take the money and fled on foot.    

Cases of attempted murder and armed robbery were opened.

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