A farm attack took place on 22 November 2020, between 00:00 and 01:00, on the farm Hoedspruit, in Stoffberg near Middelburg, in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. An elderly man, Dirk Buys, who is approximately seventy years old, was viciously attacked four attackers.
The attackers gained entry to his home, tied him up and very seriously assaulted him.
The attackers then ransacked the property as well as the small farm shop and fled leaving the seriously injured man tied up. Only at 09:00 was the alarm made when a worker called the owner of the farm. Buys was rushed to Middelburg hospital.
Police are investigating the attack but there have been no arrests. There is no other information available at this stage.
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