Buried arms cache found in Cape Town cemetery

Natasha Mabuto
11 August 2016

Cape Town, Western Cape police yesterday said that a bag containing various arms and explosives was uncovered in a cemetery in Kleinvlei.

Lieutenant-Colonel Andre Traut confirmed that the bag was found buried in Welmoed cemetery on Tuesday night.

It contained a hunting rifle with a telescope, a silencer, a smoke grenade, stun grenade, seven detonators, three R4 rifle magazines and various rounds of ammunition.

Two blasting caps were wrapped in a Zimbabwean newspaper.

Some of the items were known to be used in ATM explosions.

No one had yet been arrested.


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