An elderly woman escaped death amid a ranch assault after a projectile missed her and got
held up in her Bible, on Saturday night, outside Mahikeng, S. Africa
Bettie Nel, 82, was woken by noises and encountered two attackers in the passage of her house. After throwing a doorstop at them, a shot was fired and the suspects fled.
According to news24, the bullet missed Nel and hit the Bible on the side table next to her bed.
However, her daughter, Noeline Ferreira, 61, and Ferreira's boyfriend, Thys Pienaar, 63, sustained head injuries after being attacked in bed with the handle of a pickaxe and a flashlight.