CNS Reporter
1 minute read
9 Nov 2017
1:13 pm

WATCH: Evacuations after bomb scare near Sandton Gautrain station

CNS Reporter

Police, metro and the fire department are on the scene of an apparent bomb scare.

People began to leave their places of business after an apparent bomb threat.

Hundreds of people have been seen leaving their businesses and walking down Rivonia Road following an alleged bomb scare in Sandton, Sandton Chronicle reports.

There is a heavy police presence including police vans, the bomb squad and fire trucks.

A fire truck was present on scene.

A fire truck was present on scene.

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An Alexander Forbes employee who wished to remain anonymous said: “We were told by our safety officer to evacuate the building. We were told to walk up Rivonia Road and make our way down 5th to a safety point.”

Earlier, Gautrain users were unable to access the entrance, and Rivonia Road was closed, but has since reopened.

A Sandton Chronicle journalist is on the scene and more updates will follow.

A Sandton Chronicle journalist is on the scene and more updates will follow.

 

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