S. Africa: White Farmer attacked (age 81): Farmer kills one of the attackers
A farm attack took place on Wednesday 18 August 2021, at 14:00, on a farm in the Bedford area, in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. A farmer, Roger Ferguson (81), heard glass breaking and went to investigate. As he exited the living room moving towards the front door an attacker opened fire on him.
Mr Ferguson retrieved his firearm from the bedroom and a shootout ensued.
In self defence Mr Ferguson returned fire on the attackers killing one of them. The other attacker fled into the bush.
The rifle used by the farmer was confiscated by the police.
A case of housebreaking, attempted murder and murder is under investigation.
All role players and the police responded but there were no further arrests.
There is no other information available at this stage.