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2018/02/20

Today at 13:00, the members of the Durban K9 unit and Durban Flying Squad were following up the information about the suspects travelling in a white Mercedes Benz SUV who were involved in a number of robberies in the Kloof and Pinetown areas. The members spotted the vehicle and attempted to intercept it near Lahee Park in Pinetown but they came under fire from the suspects who were speeding towards the M13 highway. The suspects started to fire gunshots at the police and they retaliated. The suspected driver of the vehicle lost control, the vehicle crashed and overturned on the M13 highway. A total of five suspects aged between 25 and 35 died at the scene while the sixth one sustained serious injuries. Three firearms were recovered from the suspects with their serial numbers filed off. Two television sets, two digital cameras and a laptop were found inside the suspects’ vehicle believed to be stolen during the house robberies.

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