[Fwd: World Cup reporters 'robbed at gunpoint']

Three foreign journalists covering the World Cup in South Africa have
been robbed at gunpoint, police say.

One of them saw two robbers as they broke into their lodgings near
Johannesburg in the early morning.

"One of the suspects pointed a gun at the journalist and told him to lie
down," police spokesman Hangwani Mulaudzi said.

The reporters, two from Portugal and the other from Spain, were not
injured but passports and equipment were taken.

Col Mulaudzi said the police had good leads and hoped to make an arrest
soon, the South Africa Press Association reports.

"They got away with some money, passports, photographic material and

Police said the lodge where the journalists were staying would have to
"jack up" its security.


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