A farm attack took place on 15 June 2019, in Prieska, Northern Cape. Two attackers armed with knives entered the farmer’s house, but were surprised by the farmer’s dog who proceeded to attack and bite them.
This scared off the attackers who then fled. The dog was stabbed several times but has survived.
SAPS was on scene, no arrests have been made. There is no other information available at this stage.
In another incident, farm attack took place in Vuurgat (Vlakrug), Citrusdal, Western Cape province. An elderly couple from Saldanha who were visiting at the home were brutally attacked an the man has been admitted to hospital with head wounds. The woman had heard a noise outside and went to investigate.
The couple were overpowered and brutally assaulted by three men, one armed with a firearm.
The attack took place on 15 June 2019. The couple fought back and suffered injuries but managed to scare off the attackers who fled empty handed after the man managed to activate the panic alarm. There is no other information available at this stage.
The incident was tweeted by Ian Cameron