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Assistant injured as truck is petrol bombed in Cape Town

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Cape Town- A truck driver is lucky to escape unharmed after he and his two passengers were petrol bombed at the intersection of Onverwacht road and N2 highway in Lwandle in Cape Town.

Police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk said that three unknown men approached the vehicle at the intersection and threw the petrol bomb at it and then ran away.

Van Wyk said police are currently searching for clues at the scene where a truck was set alight with a petrol bomb in Lwandle, Cape Town, on Saturday afternoon.

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“A 32-year-old passenger, an assistant to the driver, sustained facial injuries and was taken to hospital with an ambulance, while the driver and the other passenger escaped with no injuries,” Van Wyk told SA Trucker.

He said a case of malicious damage to property was opened.

Van Wyk requested that anyone with any information on the incident to contact the investigation officer at Lwandle police station, Detective Sergeant Bongekile Ntsontso, on 0825223361 or 0218452060.

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