Two injured in DIY bomb mishap

2014-11-08 16:08

Two men were under police guard in Kalafong Hospital, west of Pretoria after they were injured in an accident involving home-made explosives.

The men, aged 54 and 44, took the devices to an open area of veld yesterday to set them off, Gauteng Police Warrant Officer Wanda Olivier said today.

“When they handled one inside the motor vehicle it went off, and another went off outside a couple of metres from the car.”

The men were being treated for flesh wounds but would face charges related to manufacturing explosives.

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