A farm attack took place in Vuurgat (Vlakrug), Citrusdal, Western Cape province. An elderly couple from Saldanha who were visiting at the home were brutally attacked an the man has been admitted to hospital with head wounds. The woman had heard a noise outside and went to investigate. The couple were overpowered and brutally assaulted by three men, one armed with a firearm.
The attack took place on 15 June 2019. The couple fought back and suffered injuries but managed to scare off the attackers who fled empty handed after the man managed to activate the panic alarm. There is no other information available at this stage.
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The incident was tweeted by Ian Cameron
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#FarmAttack 15/6/2019: Citrusdal, Western Cape. Visitor at a farm was attacked by three suspects armed with a firearm, knife and knopkierie. Victim fought back and was stabbed and hit, but managed to flee into the house and activate the panic alarm. Suspects fled, no arrests made pic.twitter.com/HFHpdS0B2Q
— Ian Cameron (@IanCameron23) June 17, 2019