ATM bombed in Eastern Cape

2015-01-14 12:36

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East London - An ATM was bombed and a large amount of money stolen in Mthatha early on Wednesday morning, Eastern Cape police said.

"We had an ATM bombing during the early hours of the morning. The ATM was damaged and money was taken," said Lieutenant-Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela.

"We are not sure how much was taken but a lot of money was taken. We have not yet arrested anyone but there are clues that we are following. We strongly believe that we will make arrests soon."

The ATM was on Nelson Mandela Drive near the Spar in Mthatha.

It was believed the explosion took place in the early hours of the morning, between 02:30 and 03:00.

"No one was injured," he added.

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