Armed robbers still at large after deadly KZN supermarket robbery

DURBAN- Police in Kwa Zulu Natal say they are still in search of the heavily armed group of men who escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash during a deadly supermarket robbery in Kranskop, KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, over the weekend.

Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane spoke to  News24 on Monday that two of the suspects had been shot dead during an exchange of gunfire with the store manager at about 17:30 on Saturday night.

“The others are still at large, however. Police investigations continue,” said Zwane.4

Zwane said that during the robbery, the suspects shot and injured a customer who was at the shop during that time. The group of armed robbers got away in  two getaway vehicles and two unlicensed firearm were recovered, which belonged to two dead suspects.

“Cases of armed robbery, attempted murder and possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition were opened at Kranskop police station for further investigation,” said Zwane.

An inquest docket has been opened following the death of the two men.

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