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FARMER CHARGED WITH MURDER FOR KILLING ATTACKER

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A 70-year-old farmer shot and killed an attacker aged 31 on his farm in Palmietfontein, in the Brandfort area on Monday, August 29, 2016.

The farmer was driving out of his property, when a suspect pointed a firearm through the window. The farmer managed to get out of his vehicle through the passenger side. The farmer acting in self defense shot at the suspects and wounded one of the attackers. The injured suspect died on the way to a hospital.

Charges: The suspects have been charged with attempted murder and robbery and will appear in court today.

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the farmer has also been charged with murder for the death of the suspect he shot and killed.