Durban – Nine suspects have been confirmed dead and one arrested following a shootout with police in Isipingo, south of Durban.

It is alleged that the suspects had planned to rob a business premises but when they arrived police were on standby at the scene and a shootout ensued.

KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Nqobile Gwala explains, “Police received information about a planned robbery at one of the business premises in Isipingo, and to bomb a safe. The police officers were in position before the suspects arrived. Immediately when they saw the officers they fired shots and there was an exchange of gunfire.”

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