Nine people were killed, including two police officers, in a cash-in-transit heist in Nongoma, KwaZulu-Natal, on Friday night, police spokesperson Brigadier Vish Naidu said on Saturday."During a brazen attack on a cash-in-transit vehicle last night two of our police officers lost their lives, seven suspects were killed and a woman was wounded," said Naidu. The police responded quickly but there was a shootout between them and the robbers. "Seven suspects, a member from CI and the STF member were killed during the skirmish. A female member who was shot in the leg is currently receiving medical treatment."#sapsHQ #SAPS members were following up on intel re attack on CIT vehicle, members responded and resulted in shoot-out with attackers in Hlabisa Rooad, Nongama in KZN. Sadly 2 members lost their lives. SWhttps://t.co/igHCsGR1bD pic.twitter.com/2M7Q3MfB48— SA Police Service (@SAPoliceService) February 2, 2019 So far, four AK-47 assault rifles have been recovered. The BMW driven by the suspects was reportedly used during other robberies, including one recently at a Nongoma Shell garage.