South Africa: 8 killed in munitions blast

Map showing Somerset West and Cape Town

No Less Than 8 people were killed in an explosion at a munitions manufacturing facility in South Africa, a spokesman for the fireplace and rescue services has said.

The incident happened within the Somerset West district near Cape The Town on Monday afternoon.

The cause of the blast isn’t yet recognized however an eyewitness suggested seeing an enormous fireball from five kilometres away.

Firefighters are proceeding to search for others believed to be trapped.

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