WATCH | Security guard killed, three injured in Gugulethu cash-in-transit bombing

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A security guard was killed and three people were injured during a cash-in-transit robbery in Gugulethu, Cape Town on Monday afternoon.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant Brenda Muridili told News24 that the perpetrators disarmed the security officer before they bombed the cash-in-transit van.

Muridili added:

Explosives were used to gain access to the safe on the vehicle. In the explosion, one of the guards was fatally injured while three others sustained injuries.

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The robbers took an undisclosed amount of money and fled.

Two men, aged 19 and 36, were arrested for the possession of a firearm. The weapon was identified as one of the guns taken during the robbery.

An investigation is under way.


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