One suspect found dead after supermarket ‘bombed’ by gang in Mpumalanga



One person has been found dead at the supermarket bombed by armed robbers.

It was alleged that 15 suspects bombed a Usave supermarket

One person was found dead after 15 suspects allegedly bombed a supermarket in Mpumalanga on Wednesday and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

According to police, it’s alleged the gang bombed the Ehlanzini supermarket in the early hours of the morning.

Pictures on social media showed the extent of the damage to the supermarket.

Police spokesperson Brigadier Leonard Hlathi told News24 that one person, who they believe should be a member of the gang was found dead under a wall that collapsed as a result of the bomb.

“We suspect that the wall fell on one of the suspects during the robbery and he died,” said Hlathi.

No arrests have been made so far.

“A case of business robbery is under investigation,” Hlathi added.

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