Shocking footage captures cash-in-transit robbery in SA – PHOTOS
A footage has emerged online of a highway heist in broad daylight in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Saturday.
In the video, the robbery caused a massive traffic congestion as motorists frantically dashed on the wrong lane to escape the scene.
A cash-in-transit van was blown up during an armed heist on the
R24 east after Barabra Rd. Expect massive delay near the airport. #sabcnews pic.twitter.com/EOwZ4kymcL
— Jamaine Krige (@jour_maine) April 1, 2017
At one point what looks like a door of a vehicle can be seen being flung into the air, the criminals clearly using explosives to get inside the cash van.
It is not yet clear how much money was stolen but the security guards in the van escaped unharmed
A police manhunt is underway for the robbers.