Police: Two killed after bomb hits S. Africa prison van

October 22, 2012 17:27


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JOHANNESBURG - At least two prisoners died and 15 were injured when a bomb tore through a prison transport van in Johannesburg on Monday, a South African police spokesman told local radio.

"The driver heard a loud bang and there was an explosion on the vehicle," Brigadier Neville Malila told Talk Radio 702.

There were a total of 36 prisoners on the van and 19 were unharmed, he said.

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