Olievenhoutbosch — Two men were killed and three others injured yesterday afternoon following an alleged mob justice incident in Olievenhoutbosch.
ER24 paramedics, and Copwatch Security, were called to a residence by the local authorities for what was believed as a shooting incident. On arrival, paramedics found three men lying in a garden of a residence, surrounded by members of the community.
Paramedics assessed the men and found that all three men had been assaulted. One was found to be in a critical condition while the two others were had sustained moderate injuries.
Paramedics treated the patients and provided the critically injured man with advanced life support interventions. Once treated, the men were transported to a nearby hospital for urgent treatment.
After handing over the three patients at the hospital, ER24 paramedics were called again to Olievenhoutbosch for another incident.
On arrival, paramedics found the local authorities already in attendance. Two men were found lying in the middle of the road.
One man was found with a gunshot wound to his head while the other man had sustained a serious head injury. Unfortunately, both men had already succumbed to their injuries. Nothing could be done for them and they were declared dead.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.
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Publish date : 2018-10-08 14:42:53