JOHANNESBURG – The police in Randburg have uncovered at least 60 bombs and automatic firearms with ammunition at a shop in the Johannesburg CBD.
A number of police units, including the dog unit and bomb squad, have been deployed to the scene to assist.
Dover Road is currently closed to traffic.
Police say workers at the shop found a bag with bombs and detonators and called the authorities.
Spokesperson Mavela Masondo says upon their arrival they discovered the illegal arms.
“We founds a lot of AK-47s, R5 rifles, pistols and quite a lot of ammunition.”
The k-9 unit, among others, is at the scene and going through the shop basement.
Masondo says there have been no arrests yet but police are investigating.
-Eye Witness News
TOP PHOTO: A number of police units including the dog unit and bomb squad have been deployed to the scene to assist. Pictrue: Pelane Phakgadi/EWN.