September 3, 2018 / 4:01 PM / 2 months ago

Toll from explosion at South African munitions depot rises to eight

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 3 (Reuters) - The death toll from an explosion at a South African munitions depot in Somerset West, near Cape Town, on Monday has risen to eight, Theo Layne, a fire and rescue spokesman said.

“I can confirm that eight people are dead,” he said, adding that the cause of the blast was not known (Reporting by James Macharia Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg)

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