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(File, Nielen de Klerk, News24)
(File, Nielen de Klerk, News24)

Cape Town - Three paramedics were held at gunpoint early on Wednesday morning while trying to save a 5-year-old girl’s life.

Shortly after midnight, ER24 dispatched an ambulance and rapid response vehicle to a house in Khayelitsha for the little girl who was having seizures.

“The paramedics were busy in the ambulance stabilising the little girl when one of the doors flung open and a gun [was] pointed at them,” ER24 said.

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