Due to a bomb scare at on Rivonia Road, West Street is closed for the emergency evacuation.
The roads that are closed is West Street between Rivonia Road and Katherine Street and Rivonia Road between West and Fifth Street.
Please note West Str between Rivonia Rd & Katherine Str and Rivonia Rd between West & Fifth St is closed for an emergency evacuation of 102 Rivonia Road and Alexander Forbes. Avoid these roads as they will be… https://t.co/CZsSI1ggQt
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According to Elaine Jack from Sandton Central Improvement District, the building at 102 Rivonia Road is being evacuated, and Alexander Forbes next door is being evacuated as a precaution.
What's happening on Rivonia Road there by the Sandton Dr intersection/Gautrain? Cops everywhere, people being evacuated, road closed?
— Tariq Kathrada (@tariqkathrada) ?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 11, 2018
Jack said that the police K9 is on the scene and they are waiting for them to finish their sweep of the building.
Road block on Rivonia Road. We just chilling in the sun getting burnt 😭😭😩😩 pic.twitter.com/WkjqoBp3MT
— Global Citizen (@FhumuTshisevhe) ?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 11, 2018
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