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Farm attack: Elderly couple attacked by 5 men in Kirkwood

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An 83-year-old man was injured when five men stabbed him and his 80-year-old wife with knives in their farmhouse in the Kirkwood area in the Eastern Cape on Sunday.

Majola Nkohli, police spokesperson, says the five men stormed the farmhouse with knives around 09:00. The farm is located in the Malmaison area near Kirkwood.

The men overpowered the elderly couple and stabbed the man in his right arm.

“They looted a firearm and ammunition from the safe. They also took various household items and left, ”says Nkohli.

The elderly man was treated at the scene. His wife was unharmed.

“A case of house robbery has been filed.”

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