A horrific farm attack took place on Wednesday afternoon, 30 October 2019, in Marloth Park, Mpumalanga province. A man (53) and a woman (75) from the Netherlands, died as a result of being tied up and gagged. The two suffocated as a result of the gagging. The man’s wife (53) and his mother (80) survived the assault and managed to free themselves only late that evening and raised the alarm.
Two attackers had approached the home looking for work, suddenly one of the attackers produced a firearm and the group were overpowered, assaulted and tied up. The attackers fled the scene with only a few valuables. There is no other information available at this stage, police are investigating. There have been no arrests.
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