SUSPECTED EXPLOSIVE DEVICE FOUND AT VERULAM MOSQUE

DURBAN – Reaction unit and police believe a bomb has been found inside the Imam Husain mosque on Sunday evening, just hours after Police Minister Bheki Cele visited the mosque.

The bomb unit did arrive on the scene.

EWN Reporter

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BREAKING : Reaction unit and police believe a bomb has been found inside the Imam Husain mosque this evening.This is hours after Police Minister visited the mosque. The bomb unit has also arrived on the scene. ZN

Laila Majiet@laila_newsie

A device resembling a bomb has been found at the Imam Hussain Mosque in Verulam where three men were attacked a few days ago.
πŸ“·: Reaction Unit South Africa (EMS)

It’s understood authorities are assessing the device, and may have to detonate the explosive if it is a bomb.

EWN Reporter

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Police are now moving us further away from the mosque. It’s understood they are assessing whether the device is in fact a bomb. Authorities might have to detonate the explosive if it is a bomb. ZN

The mosque on Thursday was attacked by three unknown men who entered the place of worship, stabbing Muhammad Ali in the stomach.

Ali is still in hospital receiving medical treatment.

Abbas Essop intervened and had his throat slit while trying to fight off the attackers.

Another victim, Imam Ali Nchinyane who had heard the loud screams also suffered stab wounds in the chest and neck but has since been discharged.

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