At Least Eight Die in Munitions Plant Blast Near Cape Town

A blast at a munitions depot literally shook several surrounding neighbourhoods in Somerset West, near Cape Town. Rheinmetall Denel Munition is jointly owned by Germany's Rheinmetall Waffe Munition, a subsidiary of the larger Rheinmetall weapons manufacturer, and South Africa's state-owned arms maker Denel.


The scene outside the Rheinmetall Denel Munition plant near Somerset West.

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