Police launch manhunt after six officers shot

South Africa

Police are on the manhunt for suspects following a shooting incident which left six police officers from the Anti-Gang-Unit (AGU) wounded.

The incident happened on Wednesday morning in the Samora Machel informal settlement in Nyanga.

The AGU members were conducting an investigation operation in the area.

“The members had just apprehended one suspect who led them to another who was sought for serious crime when shots came from one of the shacks,” said police spokesperson Novella Potelwa.

Two members were seriously wounded.

All six AGU members were admitted to hospital and trauma counselling will also be offered to them.

A manhunt for the suspects has been initiated.

Source – eNCA

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