Five robbery suspects shot dead during police chase

Five suspected robbers were shot dead near Okahandja on Tuesday night during a police chase that involved members of the Namibian Police and Windhoek City Police.

The incident happened between Windhoek and Okahandja and involved an exchange gunfire.

The chase followed a failed attempt to rob a Windhoek gambling house.
Police spokesperson deputy commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, who confirmed the incident, said one suspect is on the run.

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