4 robbers killed in Dbn shootout

2010-04-01 12:49

Durban - Police shot dead four robbers in a shootout in Sydenham in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Thursday.

"Police received a tip-off that six men were going to allegedly rob a house in Sydenham on Wednesday. Police scouted the suspects and started chasing them, an exchange of gun fire occurred,” said police spokesperson Superintendent Vincent Mdunge.

Four men were shot dead and two others escaped.

Mdunge said the men fired shots first then police responded.

β€œIt was also believed that the men were involved in series of robberies in certain KwaZulu-Natal areas,” Mdunge said.