The Killarney Mall had been evacuated on Saturday morning following a bomb threat. Management stated that the Nedbank branch inside the mall had received the threat.
IOL reports that the management at Killarney Mall said police were at the center, investigating.
The Mall confirmed in a statement that there had indeed been a bomb threat at Killarney Mall: “We are following all safety protocols and have evacuated the mall. The police and bomb squad have been contacted and are currently investigating the matter. The statement further read, “The safety of our shoppers, tenants and the mall staff is of utmost importance to us.”
The bomb squad and officials were on site to conduct a full sweep of the mall before it could be reopened.
Social media videos showed seemingly calm people being evacuated from the building.
According to IOL, police were still at the scene on Saturday afternoon.
Umm Muhammed Umar