Vlakplaas: Man injured by grenade

2013-02-05 00:00

A HERDSMAN was seriously injured on the notorious Vlakplaas, west of Pretoria, when a hand grenade exploded when he kicked at it.

The 32-year-old man, who comes from Malawi, thought he was kicking a tin can, said police spokesperson Captain Agnes Huma.

The farm was used by the security police during the 1980s and 90s.

In 2007, it was converted into a “centre of reconciliation”.

Huma said the man suffered serious injuries to his head and body.

She could not say what hand grenade it was.

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