15 Jun 2017, Limpopo: A man was killed and a woman left injured late last night after an apparent farm attack in Magoebaskloof outside of Tzaneen in Limpopo.
At approximately 22h20, ER24 paramedics arrived at the farm and were lead into the residence. A man, believed to be in his 60s was found lying in the kitchen while a woman, also believed to be in her 60s, was found lying in the bedroom.
ER24 paramedics assessed the patients and found that the man had sustained a gunshot wound to his leg, as well several large wounds and fractures, leaving him in a critical condition. The woman was assessed and found to have sustained minor injuries.
The ER24 advanced life support paramedics immediately treated the patients and provided the man with several advanced life support interventions, in an effort to stabilize his vital signs.
Once stabilized, both patients were transported by ambulance, under advanced life support supervision, to Mediclinic Tzaneen for urgent treatment.
Unfortunately, after several hours, the man finally succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead in the hospital.
It is believed that the man and woman had been assaulted by an unknown of men that had allegedly broken into the home. The local authorities were on the scene to conduct an investigation into this incident.