Eight people killed by a blast at munition depot in Somerset West, near Cape Town, South Africa, media said.
UPDATE: Cape Town fire & rescue confirms four more people have been killed in the explosion at the Rheinmetall munitions factory run by Denel in Somerset West, bringing the death toll to eight. #CTExplosion https://t.co/uJWDCzKXeg— Rauby (@GraemeRauby) 3 сентября 2018 г.
Theo Layne, a fire and rescue spokesman cited by Reuters confirmed that the eight people were dead.
Germany's Rheinmental Waffe Munition GmbH and South Africa's government-owned arms producer Denel jointly operate the Rheinmetall Denel Munition depot where the deadly blast took place.