Two farm attacks took place between 22:00 on 10 March 2021 and and 04:00 on 11 March 2021 in Haakdoornboom, North of Pretoria, in the Gauteng province on South Africa. An unknown number of attackers made their way through the farming area during the night. The first shot was heard around 22:30 and it was broadcasted on the local WhatsApp group.
The gang made their way from farm to farm attacking the workers while they are sleeping.
There was 2 separate incidents, in the one attack a victim was shot in the head, he is still alive and receiving the necessary care and in the second attack a victim was shot in the hand.
Both these attacks happened on different premises.
The Police and other stakeholders joined forces and two suspects were caught and one firearm recovered. Some of the stolen items were also recovered.
The Pretoria North Police are investigating.
There is no other information available at this stage.
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