August 29, 2018 / 3:20 PM / 22 days ago

South African mall reopens after evacuation due to bomb threat

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 29 (Reuters) - South African police found no explosive device at the Mall of Africa after the shopping centre’s management received a bomb threat earlier, a spokesman said on Wednesday.

“Police searched and nothing was found and it was handed to the management,” said police spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini.

The mall’s management confirmed in a statement that trading had resumed at the shopping complex. (Reporting by Tanisha Heiberg Writing by James Macharia; editing by David Stamp)

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