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Shocking dash cam footage shows an armoured cash van escaping after armed robbers shoot at the vehicle in an attempt to stage a heist. Watch it here:
WARNING: CONTAINS OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE
The raiders ram the Toyota truck, crashing into the side of it while the driver and an armed guard try to flee through traffic.
Video footage of the incident records the sound of bullets, and the impact seen on the driver's window as the outer pane shatters beside him.
He changes gear and speeds away, attempting to steer through traffic in order to lose the assailants.
The driver's guard grabs his rifle, gripping it ready for the next onslaught. He then does a U-turn, shouting: "They're going to shoot. They're going to f***ing shoot."
More gun shots ring out in the background, with the driver then shouting to his colleague: "Phone Robbie, phone Josh. Ask them where they are."
Two-and-a-half minutes later, the driver parks up, grabs the rifle and gets out, but the raiders have realised that they're going to be unsuccessful and have fled the scene, giving up their mission.
He's been praised for his calm, collected reaction to the attempted heist, which took place on 22 April in South Africa.
One social media user wrote: "This team is brilliant; if one of them panicked we would be discussing something else."
Some cynically thought the calm reaction of the armed guard implicated him in some way, with one person writing: "This other guy is so relaxed there is no way you can relax like that after hearing the gun shots no way that guy knows something even after the car stops.
"He don't care about looking for his gun and get out of the car no way he is a rat must be investigated."
But others think it's simply part of their job, with one replying: "They live and work like this every single day.
"Thank God that they are level-headed, cool and calm.
"This is an underpaid and thankless job with very little work comforts. Respect for our people is key."
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