Cops killed in N1 explosion

By Drum Digital
27 February 2014

Five people have been killed including four police officers in an explosion on the N1 near Mokopane in Limpopo.

They were attending to the scene of an accident after two trucks travelling in opposite directions crashed.

Police spokesperson Hangweni Mulaudsi has told eNCA the officers had been attending the scene when one of the trucks carrying explosives detonated.

Police services also tweeted:" 4 SAPS members killed after 2 trucks collided on N1 bet Polokwane & Mokopane early this am, a truck caught alight, exploded RIP"

The N1 has been closed between Polokwane and Mokopane.

- eNCA

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