Two police officers die in crash

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Klerksdorp Midweek, Wolmaransstad - The Wolmaransstad police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after the vehicle in which two police officials and a civilian were travelling, collided head-on with a truck.

According to the North West police spokesperson Brig Sabata Mokgwabone, the accident happened along the R540 (Leeudoringstad-Wolmaransstad) road at approximately 10:35 on Wednesday 15 July.

Brig Mokgwabone confirmed that the victims, Sgt Thys Kgaratsi and Sgt Daniel Sethibe are stationed at Public Order Police unit.

Klerksdorp Midweek learnt that the police officers were involved in an operation when they were alerted about a vehicle that was involved in an armed robbery around Wolmaransstad.

They managed to track the car down on the Leeudoringstad Road.

The Provincial Commissioner of North West, Lt Genl Sello Kwena conveyed his message of condolences to all the families.