JOHANNESBURG - Police in the Western Cape on Wednesday came under attack in Nyanga where they were trying to arrest a murder suspect.
"Six members of the Anti Gang Unit were shot and injured as they were tracing suspects in Samora Machel, Nyanga in the early hours of this morning," police spokesperson, Brigadier Novela Potelwa.
They were on a tracing operation in Sweet Home Farm informal settlement and had just apprehended one suspect allegedly linked to recent murders in Samora Machel.
"As the members were searching for another suspect also sought for serious crime in the area, shots came from one of the shacks," said Potelwa.
"Two members suffered serious injury and four others were also wounded. They have all been admitted to hospital."