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g4sTimeslive reports that a security guard was killed and another guard and a bystander were injured during a cash-in-transit robbery in Klerksdorp on Thursday morning.  

A truck from G4S Cash Solutions was ambushed after collecting money from Standard Bank.  The armed robbers‚ who wore overalls and were armed with AK47s‚ R5s and pistols‚ stole an undisclosed amount of cash.  Hawks spokesperson Captain Tlangelani Rikhotso said the robbers fired shots into the air and forced the two security guards to open the back of the truck before shooting them at close range.  One was fatally injured and the second was rushed to hospital.  The driver was unharmed.  A bystander was also shot and taken to hospital.  A bystander who witnessed the incident said about 50 shots were fired.

  • Read this report by Nico Gous in full and view video clips at Timeslive

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