… it was AK47’s afterall!
A friend sent us an email with an extract to an Afrikaans newspaper with the story
A shopping centre very close to us was held up by 20 armed men. No wonder there was a lot of shots!!
From the sounds of it, the shots we heard were those fired when the perps ran away seemingly along the river area.

Here’s a link to the article… it’s in Afrikaans only I’m afraid