Mortar bomb found at KZN home

2018-04-09 22:07
PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images

PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

KwaZulu-Natal police have praised a homeowner for notifying authorities about the discovery of a mortar bomb on a property in Winston Park, west of Durban.

On Monday, Captain Nqobile Gwala said the homeowner had been digging in his garden on Sunday when the bomb was discovered.

She said members of the Durban search and rescue (SAR) unit went out to the residence and identified the "suspicious object" as a mortar bomb.

"The Durban SAR explosives section members were notified and removed the mortar from the property for disposal," Gwala said.

She said a case docket hadn't been opened.

"The public is encouraged to report all suspicious objects immediately, whether on private or public property," Gwala added.

Read more on:    durban
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.