Six Western Cape police officers have been attacked while trying to arrest a murder suspect.
According to police spokesperson Brig Novela Potelwa, six members of the Anti-Gang Unit were injured while tracing the suspects in Samora Machel.
While they were arresting one of the suspects, allegedly linked to several murders in Samora Machel, the shooting started.
Two members were seriously wounded and four more officers sustained lighter injuries. They were all transported to hospital.
The police have launched a manhunt for the suspects.