Three people have been injured in a gas explosion at a shopping centre on Rivonia Boulevard in Sandton, north of Johannesburg.
The injured have been hospitalised after a gas explosion which caused a fire at a restaurant in the shopping complex.
Spokesperson for the Johannesburg Emergency Services, Nana Radebe says investigations are underway.
“The City of Joburg EMS received a call about a structural fire in Rivonia. On arrival, we found that a restaurant was alight. A number of people have been taken out. Three have been taken to hospital in a serious but stable condition.”
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《Rivonia》#M07, #TM2 responded to a gas explosion on Rivonia Boulevard. Multiple patients with serious injuries were treated and transported. The Netcare helicopter was activated to airlift the patient. Authorities and the fire department are still on scene.@Netcare911_sa pic.twitter.com/ppO4f9DNZl
— EMER-G-MED (@EMER_G_MED) November 30, 2019