South Africa 24.9.2017 03:41 pm

FS farmer critical after farm attack, cops hunt suspects

The police are looking for two suspects who fled the scene of the crime in the farmer’s white double cab bakkie.

A 38-year old farmer was critically wounded during a robbery at his farm in the Frankfort district in the Eastern Free State in the early hours of Sunday morning, Free State police said.

FS farmer critical after farm attack, cops hunt suspects
FS farmer critical after farm attack, cops hunt suspects

FS farmer critical after farm attack, cops hunt suspects

The police are looking for two suspects who fled the scene of the crime in the farmer’s white double cab bakkie.

Myeni approached PIC for R6bn for SAA – reports
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Myeni approached PIC for R6bn for SAA – reports

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Three seriously injured in two crashes in Durban, Pretoria

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Eleven injured in Johannesburg minibus taxi crash
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Eleven injured in Johannesburg minibus taxi crash

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Poverty, unemployment and anger are SA’s shared heritage, says Maimane
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Poverty, unemployment and anger are SA’s shared heritage, says Maimane

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Four killed in Durban car crash

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North West rapist handed life imprisonment term

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Two dead in three-vehicle Pinetown crash

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Mkhwebane allegedly lied about influence from the BLF
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Mkhwebane allegedly lied about influence from the BLF

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Three arrested for business robberies in North West and Gauteng

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Sunday World apologises to ZCC for ‘unfair headline’
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Sunday World apologises to ZCC for ‘unfair headline’

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Maine got R500K donation for ‘promise’ he didn’t deliver on – report
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Maine got R500K donation for ‘promise’ he didn’t deliver on – report

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Bobby Motaung set to lose Bentley after failure to pay for a year – report
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Numsa mocks Cosatu for planning a ‘strike against themselves’
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Mpumalanga SAPS, pupils on a mission to combat drug abuse

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