2 guards shot in cash heist

TWO security guards were shot and wounded in a cash heist in Greytown , KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said.

TWO security guards were shot and wounded in a cash heist in Greytown , KwaZulu-Natal paramedics said.

"One guard is in a serious condition while a second has sustained minor to moderate injuries after a cash heist in the Greytown CBD this morning," ER24 spokesperson Derrick Banks said yesterday.

Paramedics from Pietermaritzburg found one of the guards lying in a pool of blood with a gunshot wound to his abdomen, Banks said.

He was taken to Pietermaritzburg Medi-Clinic in a serious condition.

The other man received shrapnel injuries to his face and was taken to hospital for treatment.

It was thought that the Group 4 Securicor guards were standing next to their vehicle when they were shot at. - Sapa

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