Cannon explodes in Pretoria

2014-10-20 09:57
(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

(Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Pretoria - A cannon has exploded at a scrap metal dealer in Pretoria, according to reporters on Twitter on Monday morning.

According to Jacaranda FM, there was at least one casualty. Police and emergency personnel are on the scene.

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“A primary school across the street confirms to have heard the explosion, but are not affected by the incident,” tweeted Jacaranda FM.

“Apparently three ancient cannons were sold to [the] scrap metal dealer this morning. As he tried to dismantle one, it detonated,” tweeted eNCA.

This is a developing story and further details will be published as it becomes available.

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