Suspicious package left unattended at Parliament

Parliament says normal operations have resumed on Wednesday after the legislature building had to halt proceedings following a bomb scare in the morning.


Spokesperson, Moloto Mathapo said the South African Police Service (SAPS) noticed a suspicious package that was left unattended at the Parliamentary precincts whereby the engaged in safety protocols by its bomb disposal specialists, including cordoning off the immediate vicinity

‘’While the police remain at the precincts and are undertaking necessary precautionary measures, parliament confirms there is no immediate danger posed to the Parliamentary community, and there was no evacuation conducted.’’

‘’Parliament apologises for any inconvenience this may have caused to the MPs, staff and guests,’’ added Mothapo.


PICTURE: Parliament

Done By: Mitchum George


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