WATCH: SA's cash-in-transit heist epidemic explained

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Security officers and officials stand outside a G4S truck after a cash-in-transit heist at Walmer on March 02, 2017 in Port Elizabeth. Picture: Gallo Images
Security officers and officials stand outside a G4S truck after a cash-in-transit heist at Walmer on March 02, 2017 in Port Elizabeth. Picture: Gallo Images

Author of the book Heist, Anneliese Burgess, explains why South Africa is experiencing a surge in cash-in-transit heists.

It follows a heist in Boksburg on Thursday, which eyewitnesses filmed, in which two cash-in-transit vans were blown up.

SEE MORE: Bullets fly during cash-in-transit robbery in Boksburg

WATCH: Eyewitness captures explosions as cash-in-transit thieves strike

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