Guard shot by ATM bombers at Pretoria shopping centre

2016-07-12 11:01
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WATCH: Suspects bomb ATM, fire shots at driver

2016-05-25 09:54

CCTV footage has been published of suspects bombing ATMs at the Midwater Centre in Middelburg, Mpumalanga earlier this month, and then firing shots at an unsuspecting driver before escaping. Watch. WATCH

Pretoria - A security guard was shot and wounded by a gang of ATM bombers at the Cornwall Hill shopping centre in Elarduspark, Pretoria, in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said that paramedics had responded to the incident.

“When we arrived on scene, we found that a security officer had been shot and wounded.

"The man was stabilised on scene by Netcare 911 paramedics and transported to a nearby hospital under the constant care of an Advanced Life Support Paramedic," she said.

The security guard was in a stable condition at a Pretoria hospital.

"No one else was injured in this incident," she said.

Mathe added that reports from the scene indicated that the armed robbers got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

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