There is an ongoing shooting at the Cargo entrance of O.R. Tambo International Airport where 3 suspected robbers have been shot dead 7 others where wounded.
— Yusuf Abramjee (@Abramjee) July 18, 2020
O.R. Tambo International Airport is the air transport hub of South Africa, catering for more than 21 million passengers each year.
On 15 May 2017, a man was shot dead and his passengers robbed as he was driving them through the OR Tambo International Airport on Monday, police said.
The driver of a Hyundai H1 was taking six businesspeople from Johannesburg to the airport when at least one vehicle attempt.
The killers drove off in the H1 with the passengers. They were robbed of some of their belongings and left in nearby Rhodesfield. None of them were injured, according to initial reports.
Meanwhile, a reports coming from a reliable sources revealed that the defense forces among more than 40 suspects arrested
Five people are dead and more than 40 have been arrested after an early-morning hostage situation at a long-troubled church near Johannesburg, police in South Africa said Saturday.
#sapsGP Early hours this morning #SAPS was alerted to a hostage situation & shooting @ International Pentcost Holiness Church, Zuurbekom, 30 suspects arrested & seized more than 25 firearms. 5 fatalities are confirmed. The scene is still active with SAPS Hostage Negotiators. TM pic.twitter.com/5sMjYkYFjg
— SA Police Service 🇿🇦 (@SAPoliceService) July 11, 2020
A statement said police and military who responded to reports of a shooting at the International Pentecostal Holiness Church headquarters in Zuurbekom found four people “shot and burned to death in a car” and a security guard shot in another car. Six other people were injured.