3 suspects killed in a shootout with police in KwaZulu-Natal

2018-09-17 20:50
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Three suspects have been confirmed dead after a shootout with police along the N2 near Mandeni, KwaZulu-Natal on Monday.

Police units were responding to a planned robbery when the incident took place.

"Police spotted a BMW vehicle with three occupants along the N2 near Mandeni. When police attempted to stop the said vehicle, the occupants allegedly fired shots at the police officers," provincial spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane said in a statement.

No police officers were injured during the shootout.

Police are still on the active scene collecting evidence as details continue to unfold.

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