Eastern Cape -

Two men were beaten to death by an angry mob for allegedly robbing a supermarket in the Mbombo region, Eastern Cape police said on Tuesday.

Major Ernest Sigobe said the men, aged 24 and 33, were attacked by the mob on Monday evening.

They were cornered by the mob after robbing the supermarket at knifepoint. A third man ran away.

No arrests had been made in connection with the killings, said Sigobe. - Sapa