- A group of gunmen seemingly attempted a hijacking, but were forced to head for the hills
- Video footage indicates that the victim opened fire on the criminals, which caught them by surprise
- However, some have argued that the motorist used an innovative new car horn instead of a firearm to scare the assailants
An interesting video was shared on Tuesday by the Reza Twitter account (@crimeairnetwork), which shows an attempted hijacking.
The footage seems to indicate that the group of gunmen were ready to pounce when the victim opened fire.
Gun shots can be heard and the assailants therefore decide to make a run for it, as the danger is averted.
Although a foiled hijacking is more than enough excitement for some, the video included a twist.
It was reported that the victim did not use a firearm to strike fear into the criminals, but that he used a new car horn, which mimics the sound of shots being fired.
The controversial post went viral as it polarised opinions.
Briefly.co.za noted that many tweeps were blown away by the innovative security feature, but others were convinced that the motorist possessed a firearm.
The video can be viewed below and you can be the judge.
Lee Cullynan4 (@cullynan4) was mightily impressed:
"I want a alarm and a horn sound like this..and something like this for my handbag."
Luanda Viljoen (@LuandaViljoen) hopes it's available in stores:
"I need one pretty please."
Mkhevula (@Thokozan_Chonco) disagreed with the majority:
"If you look closely at 0:09 you'll realize the guy was shooting using the gun."
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