Explosion rocks Bedfordview

2013-11-12 18:42
(Nielen Bottomley, News24)

(Nielen Bottomley, News24)

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Johannesburg - A bomb exploded in Bedfordview near the Eastgate shopping mall late Tuesday afternoon, Ekurhuleni metro police said.

"There was a bomb explosion at the corner of Bradford and Nicol roads in Bedfordview," said police spokesperson Wilfred Kgasago.

He said metro police had no further information at this stage.

Eyewitness News reported the blast was at a shop owned by businessman Radovan Krejcir, who is currently fighting his extradition to the Czech Republic where he is facing a prison sentence.

Sapa was unable to reach Krecjir on his cellphone.

- An earlier version of this story ran the following headline erroneously: Explosion rocks Eastgate mall.

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