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Police investigate Shell Ultra City explosion

A petrol tanker exploded near the Mvoti toll plaza on Sunday, but it’s not yet clear why.

A petrol tanker exploded at the Shell Ultra City on the N2 near the Mvoti toll plaza on 27 March 2016. Picture: SAPS.
Shell Ultra City,Mvoti shell on fire
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JOHANNESBURG – KwaZulu-Natal police are now investigating the cause of an explosion at the Shell Ultra City on the N2 which gutted three trucks on Sunday. 

Paramedics on the scene near the Mvoti toll plaza have confirmed a petrol tanker exploded but it’s not yet clear why.

No one was hurt but two houses were also damaged by the fire. 

The police’s Thulani Zwane says the cause of the fire is not yet known at this stage, but police are investigating.

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