CNS News 24.5.2018 10:10 am

Security guard set alight during attempted robbery in Mpumalanga

The incident occurred after an unknown number of suspects tried to steal a truck near Hazyview.

A security guard was doused with petrol and set alight during an armed robbery last night, Lowvelder reports.

It is alleged that an unknown number of suspects tried to steal a truck, and, upon confrontation, they poured petrol over the guard and set him alight.

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Hi-Tech Special Services and Hi-Tech Ambulance Services gave medical assistance to the burned patient and transported him to hospital. 

This is a developing story and more information will be provided as soon as it becomes available.

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