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Furnished hooligans kill security official in 'fast gunfire' tuckshop heist

Durban - KwaZulu-Natal police are chasing after a gathering of hooligans who held up a tuckshop and shot a safety officer dead during a challenging strike on Friday morning. 

The Reaction Unit SA security official was standing gatekeeper at a tuckshop in the Zwelisha region, north of Durban, when he went under "fast gunfire" from the pack. 

He was shot on various occasions on the head and body and his 9mm handgun was taken, Prem Balram, the overseer of Reaction Unit SA (Rusa) said. 

He said that Rusa got the underlying call from the Dev Security Control Center looking for help in the wake of getting data of an official enduring an onslaught. 

"Response officials and paramedics joined on the space and the Rusa tasks focus got a few calls from occupants in the space announcing a shooting in progress," Balram said. 


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A shot penetrated the bakkie conveying shipping merchandise to the tuckshop. 

"The scene was found minutes after the fact at the intersection of Ugagane Close and Unganu Circle where the body of the 41 year old Reaction Officer was found with numerous shot injuries to his body and head. His 9mm handgun was taken. His tactical armor was likewise infiltrated by 9mm rounds. A few burned through 9mm cartridges were found on scene," he said. 

A 41 year old Reaction Officer was found with numerous discharge wounds to his body and head. His tactical armor was additionally entered by 9mm rounds. 

As indicated by the tuckshop proprietor, the response official was assaulted by three equipped men who opened fast fire on him. 

"The official was remaining off to give assurance to the retailers who were every now and again looted on Fridays during stock conveyance. A white Izuzu bakkie that was conveying merchandise to the store was additionally taken shots (at). An undisclosed measure of money was additionally taken from the fold shop," Balram said. 

Balram said that this was the subsequent response official shot dead this week. Recently one more response official was killed in the wake of going to a call out on the KZN South Coast.

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