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DURBAN - The Hawks say a bomb scare at a Phoenix police station in Durban was a hoax.
The Hawks tell us the Phoenix bomb scare was a hoax. Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi says those behind these threats will be prosecuted. The road outside the station has been reopened and officers have returned inside. #DBNexplosives.— Dasen Thathiah (@DasenThathiah) July 12, 2018
The Phoenix police station was evacuated following reports.
Earlier the Cornubia Mall in Durban was evacuated following a bomb scare.
The mall's gates were reopened after police conducted a sweep.
The mall said on its Twitter page that no bomb was found and that it appeared to have been a hoax.