A pregnant woman has been injured during a shootout between security men and armed robbers. The incident happened in Umlazi’s Mangosuthu Highway shopping mall in KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday.

The suspected gunmen stormed the Mall after trailing a Bullion Van which they thought was coming to a bank near the mall. It appeared they had a wrong information because according to an eye witness, they intended to rub the Van not knowing it was empty. Their plan changed to rubbing the Mall when the Van continued without stopping there.

A cashier who works inside the Mall confirmed that three people died on the scene and two were badly injured after they were shot by the unknown suspects at the mall.One of the injured was a pregnant woman whose identity is being withheld.

“The injured man and pregnant woman were transported to Prince Mshiyeni Hospital in Umlazi ”The eye witness added.

The gunmen drove away in a black after exchanging fire with security men. As at the time writing this report,no arrest has been made, however the police is investigating the incident.