Joburg's Rosebank Mall evacuates shoppers, tenants and staff after bomb threat

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Rosebank Mall in Johannesburg.
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Shoppers, tenants and staff working at the Rosebank Mall in Johannesburg were evacuated following a bomb threat on Tuesday morning.

According to the police, the mall received the bomb threat in the morning, but police were notified about it in the afternoon.

"At the moment, it cannot be confirmed if there is one or not [threat] as all role players are still at the scene," police spokesperson Colonel Dimakatso Sello said.

The mall said it had requested staff, tenants and shoppers to evacuate the mall as of 17:00 on Tuesday.

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