Police disarm Eastgate bomb
Johannesburg – Police disarmed the explosive device that was found at Eastgate Mall in Bedfordview, east of Johannesburg, on Monday, said Gauteng police.
"The mall was evacuated and police were called in after a suspicious case was left in front of a jewellery store," said Captain Katlego Mogale.
The suitcase was discovered at about 11:00.
"The bomb disposal unit was called in and confirmed that the case did have an explosive device in it."
Police disarmed the device and the situation returned to normal at about 14:00, said Mogale.
"People are back inside the centre."
Police were investigating, said Mogale.
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