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JOHANNESBURG - One Chinese youth was killed and two others were injured in Johannesburg as burglars broke into their house two days ago, South Africa Chinese Community and Police Co-op Center (SACCPC) confirmed with Xinhua on Saturday evening.
Wu Yinjian, a staff member with the center told Xinhua that the incident happened on Thursday evening when several armed robbers broke into the empty residence of seven Chinese nationals in Bedfordview area.
The Chinese, who went back after dinner and bumped into the robbers, were tied up and forced to hand over their cash.
Some of them were savagely beaten by the robbers with the iron rods. Three of them were injured, according to Wu, and one died in a nearby hospital the next morning due to a fatal brain injury.
The robbers escaped after take away over 100,000 rands (about 20,000 US dollars), a TV set and computers.
The two injured are currently in stable conditions after receiving medical treatment in the hospital, said Wu.
South African police are probing into the incident.