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sapsANA reports that a police captain was shot dead on Monday and another policeman wounded, while others were robbed of their service firearms, during a robbery at a filling station in KwaMhlanga, Mpumalanga.  

A police spokesman said a group of 10 armed men allegedly broke the main door and stormed into the filling station in the early hours of the morning.  The robbers forced the customers and employees of the filling station into the staff room, where they held them hostage and fired shots randomly.  When the police arrived, a shoot-out ensued that led to the death of a police captain.  The criminals fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash, two pistols and a rifle that they robbed from the police members.  The wounded police constable was rushed a hospital where he is in a stable condition.

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