Breaking News: 10-year-old child killed in armed robbery in Bergville
An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the store
Michaela Steele | 29 mins ago
A foreign national supermarket was robbed this evening (August 27) in the Bergville CBD.
It is believed that a group of heavily-armed men stormed in and held the store owner at gunpoint.
Three people were fatally wounded and mass casualties have been reported.
Among the deceased is a 10-year-old child who was killed execution style.
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The group of robbers fled the scene in a white double-cab bakkie and a VW Polo, in the direction of Johannesburg.
An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the store.
Police, forensic personnel and a journalist are on scene.