Cash-in-transit gang hits with explosives in Cape Town

Cash-in-transit gang hits with explosives in Cape Town

- A G4S cash-in-transit van was robbed on a busy road in Cape Town on Monday

- The van was blown up with commercial explosives by a CIT gang

- Only one injury is reported after the incident

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According to a report by Sowetan Times, Lieutenant-Colonel Brenda Muridili confirmed that a cash-in-transit heist took place.

The heist happened on Monday morning on Jakes Gerwel Drive, near Hanover Park.

A large group of armed men shot at the van to make it stop. Then the robbers used commercial explosives to get to the money inside the van.

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At this time it is not yet known how much money was stolen and how much was lost in the explosion.

One of the G4S security officers were injured during the incident and was seen walking around with a bandaged head.

Motorists were startled by the gunshots and many sped from the scene in fear.

Briefly.co.za learned that a crowd gathered near the scene, hoping to catch any of the money notes that was wet and sticking to the ground and blown away by the wind.

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