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gunFin24 reports that a policeman was shot dead and his colleague wounded when they responded to a suspected attempt at an ATM bombing on Monday morning at the Delft Main Road petrol station.  

The 40-year-old constable was shot and killed at 03:20 by two gunmen wielding AK47s, Hawks spokesperson Lieutenant Lloyd Ramovha advised.  The suspects, along with three accomplices who had been inside the shop, then fled the scene.  They left explosives at the scene which suggested they were probably there to bomb the ATM, Ramovha said.  The warrant officer is currently in hospital.

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