Hijacking on N3 causes traffic chaos

Traffic has been backlogged since the shootout this morning between police and hijackers.

Update: It is alleged that one man was shot dead and two others wounded in a shootout with police on the N3 near Market Road this morning. The suspects were intercepted by police after allegedly stealing and slaughtering three cows, and putting them in the back of a vehicle. Traffic on the N3 southbound is backlogged for over 7km to the bottom of Town Hill. The N3 to Durban before the Market Road interchange is an active crime scene. According to reports a hijacking took place before the interchange at about 7am. Dog Unit officers were involved in a shootout with armed suspects. Its alleged that a K9 dog was also shot in gun fire exchange and has died. Updates to follow.

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Keroshini Paltu

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