Farm attack, farmer (60) assaulted, tortured with iron, Niekerkshoop

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Farm attack, farmer (60) assaulted, tortured with iron, Niekerkshoop
Farm attack, farmer (60) assaulted, tortured with iron, Niekerkshoop

A farm attack took place on 18 March 2020, at 10:00 in Niekerkshoop, Northern Cape province of South Africa. A farmer was overpowered on his farm by six armed attackers, assaulted and burnt with an iron whilst having being tied up. Some of the farm workers were also seriously assaulted during the attack.

The farmer has been admitted to hospital.

The attackers robbed the farmers single cab bakkie during the attack which was later found abandoned near Griekwastad.

Police are investigating the attack, but there have been no arrests. There is no other information available at this stage.

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