10 injured in blast at mall

2012-02-02 10:21

Ten people were injured at a restaurant in Festival Mall in Kempton Park in an explosion.

Police spokesperson Colonel Tshisikhawe Ndou confirmed to News24 that a bomb disposal unit was still on the scene but Netcare’s Chris Botha said it was rumoured to be a gas explosion.

Ndou said the situation was under control and the area was still cordoned off.

The blast happened at Mugg & Bean at 8:40am this morning.

Of the 10 people, three sustained critical burn injuries.

According to Botha, the patients where stabilised on the scene. They were then taken to different hospitals.

He described the event as “quite nasty”.

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