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Eight killed in blast at South African munitions depot

4 September 2018

At least eight people were killed in an explosion at a South African munitions depotĀ  near Cape Town. The blast occurred at Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RDM) depot. It is a joint venture between Germany's Rheinmetall Defence and South Africa's state-owned arms maker Denel. the cause of the incident was still unknown.RDM manufactures and supplies selected munitions and explosive related products for armed and police forces in South Africa and around the world.