Eskom HQ safe after bomb scare

2012-01-20 16:10
Johannesburg - Eskom's Megawatt Park headquarters in Johannesburg has been declared safe, and employees are back at work, after an earlier bomb threat, a spokesperson said on Friday.

The facility had been evacuated after a threat was made at about noon on Friday.

"I can confirm there has been a bomb scare, which was phoned in at about noon," Eskom spokesperson Hilary Joffe had told News24.

The evacuation took place soon afterwards, she said.

Joffe said at the time that she could not give any more details.

An Eskom employee who wanted to remain anonymous told News24 all staff were told to move outside because of the threat.

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