National 9.9.2016 01:37 pm

VIDEO: Terrifying shootout at Diepsloot Engen garage

Picture: Thinkstock

Picture: Thinkstock

The metro police officers were chatting to the petrol attendants when they were suddenly shot at.

A video depicting a close range shootout at an Engen garage in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg, has surfaced.

The video shows the inside of the petrol attendants’ room.

According to the Facebook post by Special Operation Groups, there were metro police officer with the petrol attendants.

When a group of suspects arrived to rob the store at the station, they noticed the metro police vehicle with a suspect checking, but it was not manned, Fourways Review reported.

The surveillance footage shows the metro police officer conversing with the petrol attendants before the door is opened, and the armed suspect begins shooting.

One officer draws his weapon, and a shootout in the small enclosure ensues.

It remains unclear if there were any injuries.

– Caxton News Service


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