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Brits - A man was shot dead during an armed robbery at his house in Mamogaleskraal near Brits, North West police said on Tuesday.

The 69-year-old man was shot dead on Monday night, Colonel Sabata Mokgwabone said.

“It is alleged that the victim was with two other persons when three suspects entered the house and fired shots, and one of the bullets hit the victim who died on the scene,” Mokgwabone said.

The three fled with the man's white Isuzu double cab bakkie. No arrests had been made.