Police in Sekhukhune District in Limpopo activated a massive manhunt for a group of unknown heavily armed suspects who bomb an ATM at a Shell Garage at Ga-Rantho Village, in the early hours of Thursday.

According to information, a group of unknown men armed with firearms entered the garage and started to shoot. They proceeded to the ATMs. Set their explosives and blasted one of the ATMs and got away with an undisclosed amount of money.


The Police were summoned to the scene. Upon their arrival, the suspects driving in a White Toyota Legend 45 and Blue VW Polo noticed the police and started shooting at them. The police also retaliated and a crossfire ensued.

Suspects bomb ATM at a Shell Garage in Sekhukhune
Suspects bomb ATM at a Shell Garage in Sekhukhune

One of the suspects, about 35 years of age was also shot and fatally wounded in the process. His accomplices managed to evade arrest.

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Anyone with information that can assist the Police in arresting the suspects involved in the case should contact investigating officer Lieutenant Colonel Tshinyadzo Ndou on 082 807 2666. Also crime stop number on 0860010111 or the nearest Police Station or MySAPS App.