Cash box explodes in car
STOLEN CASH: 'Usually detonates when someone tries to force the box open, staining the money with ink'
A cash box exploded in a car in Orlando West, Johannesburg, on Monday, metro police said.
The occupants abandoned the car, a blue Volvo, in the middle of the road, spokesman Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said. Nobody was hurt.
Cash boxes contain substantial amounts of money and are usually transported in cash-in-transit vans by security services.
Minnaar said the box contained an explosive substance. It usually detonates when someone tries to force the box open, staining the money with ink.
The blast happened on the Klipspruit Valley Road.