Suspected robbers shot dead on Soweto Highway

2016-03-10 15:52

Johannesburg – Three suspected robbers were killed following a car chase and shootout with police on the Soweto Highway on Thursday, Gauteng police said.

“Police were stopped by members of the public in Auckland Park after they were robbed of their belongings,” Captain Tsekiso Mofokeng told News24.

As police were taking their statements, the robbers drove past. Police gave chase and they were cornered on the Soweto Highway, where a shootout occurred.

All three were shot dead and two unlicensed firearms were confiscated. Police recovered the stolen belongings.

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