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A woman inside her car has been hijacked, shot in the head near Barbara Road in Edenvale



A woman has been hijacked in Edenvale today 31 August 2020.

According to reports gathered, The victim hung onto her moving car for a few kilometres before her assailants shot her and took over the vehicle.

They shot her in the back of her head and hijacked another car near Barbara Road, The victim was airlifted to hospital and is critical.


A similar incident happened around the area last month when a man was shot dead during a shoot-out between suspected hijackers and security guards in Morningside, northern Johannesburg, on Wednesday, police said.

Police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele said the woman was hijacked after a group of men blocked her car.

“An on-duty security guard saw the incident and fatally shot one suspect,” Makhubele said.

Makhubele said the vehicle was later recovered in Alexandra.

He said it has also been established that the getaway vehicle was previously hijacked in Sebenza, Edenvale.

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