Chinese journalists robbed at lodge

2010-06-15 10:56

Four Chinese journalists in South Africa to cover the World Cup

were robbed at their lodge in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga.

Police Captain Leonard Hlathi said: “According to information, two

suspects threw a stone and broke the window of the apartment where the Chinese

were sleeping at around 1am today.”

The armed men entered the room through the window and forced the

journalists to lie on the floor while they ransacked the room.

They took two laptops, eight cellphones, two cameras, a camera

light and two bags with their victims’ documents before fleeing on foot.

The journalists were not injured.

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