Toll from explosion at South African munitions depot rises to eight

Toll from explosion at South African munitions depot rises to eight

JOHANNESBURG: The death toll from an explosion at a South African munitions depot in Somerset West, near Cape Town, on Monday has risen to eight, Theo Layne, a fire and rescue spokesman said.

"I can confirm that eight people are dead," he said, adding that the cause of the blast was not known

(Reporting by James Macharia; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg)

Source: Reuters

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