KZN hospital put on lockdown amid bomb threat
Chaos erupted at a Durban hospital on Sunday following a bomb threat.
The hospital, in Hillcrest, west of Durban, became an active crime scene after reports of a suspicious parcel inside the building.
According to reports, a state of panic was cast over the private hospital as staff were ordered to remain in wards until police arrived at the scene.
Provincial police spokesperson Lt-Col Thulani Zwane confirmed the incident and said a case was opened.
"Police attended a complaint of a bomb threat at Hillcrest Hospital. A suspicious parcel was searched and it was negative," he said.
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