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Pretoria: Menlyn Maine mall evacuated due to bomb threat


Devdiscourse News Desk Pretoria
Updated: 17-09-2019 20:19 IST
Pretoria: Menlyn Maine mall evacuated due to bomb threat

The Menlyn Maine mall in South Africa's Pretoria was evacuated on Tuesday due to a bomb threat, according to local media. A man reportedly threatened to blow up the building while trying to rob Absa branch in Menlyn Maine.

The man who threatened a bomb blast at Menlyn Maine was arrested but the bomb disposal squad is still searching the building for any suspicious object and have not declared the mall safe yet.

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Update: Media reports suggest that the mall has been reopened after SAPS gave an all-clear at around 03:00 pm local time.

COUNTRY : South Africa