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ambulanceTMG Digital reports that on Tuesday morning two ER24 paramedics were robbed of their cell phones and cash at Howick Falls in KwaZulu-Natal.  

ER24’s paramedics often stand by at the well-known tourist attraction spot.  The two female paramedics were inside their vehicle when they were approached by a young male brandishing a large knife.  The man threatened to cause severe harm to the paramedics if they did hand over their cell phones and all the cash in their wallets.  He fled with two Samsung cell phones and R110 in cash.  The number of incidents involving attacks on paramedics and other essential services workers is on the rise in South Africa.


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