Farm attack, couple hacked with pangas, son shot, attacker killed, Nelspruit

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Farm attack, couple hacked with pangas, son shot, attacker killed, Nelspruit. Photo: Pixabay
Farm attack, couple hacked with pangas, son shot, attacker killed, Nelspruit. Photo: Pixabay

A brutal farm attack took place on Sunday morning 3 November 2019, near Nelspruit, Mpumalanga province. Four attackers entered the home while an elderly couple and their son were asleep on a farm. The attackers laid into the couple with pangas demanding money and firearms. The son who woke during the vicious assault opened fire on the attackers killing one, but was wounded in the exchange of gunfire.

The gun battle caused the attackers to flee with one of the victims firearms whilst dragging their wounded accomplice with them. The attacker who died as a result of his wounds was then left behind and one firearm was recovered.

All three victims have been hospitalised while the police have launched a manhunt for the remaining attackers.

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