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sapsEWN reports that the Eastern Cape Police Commissioner, Lieutenant-General Liziwe Ntshinga, has condemned an attack in which a police officer was shot dead on Monday in Port Elizabeth.  

Police had responded to a complaint of an armed robbery in progress at a bakery.  At the scene, four armed robbers were killed and one escaped.  Constable Dwane Alistair Kemp (31) was shot in the upper body.  He was rushed to the hospital, but later died.  The police's Thembinkosi Kinana said:  "The provincial commissioner Lieutenant-General Liziwe Ntshinga has learned with shock about the passing away of the injured flying squad member.  The member died in hospital after an attack by criminals who were robbing a business in Port Elizabeth."

  • The original of a short report by Ayanda Felem is at EWN

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