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sapsNews24 reports that a police officer was seriously injured when robbers shot him in his chest and abdomen, before making off with his service pistol and wallet in Umlazi, Durban.  

According to police, the officer is stationed at the Maydon Wharf police station and was waiting for transport to work in K Section in Umlazi, at around 06:10 on Sunday, when he was attacked.  "He was shot at and sustained gunshot wounds," police spokesperson Brigadier Jay Naicker indicated.  When Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene, they found the patient lying on the floor in a critical condition.  Due to the seriousness of his condition, a Netcare 911 helicopter ambulance took him to hospital.  An attempted murder case is under investigation, but no arrests have been made.  

  • Read the original of the report in the above regard by Cebelihle Mthethwa at News24

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