BOMB SCARE TIMELINE
May 10: A man died after his throat was slit and two others were stabbed in an attack on a Verulam Mosque. Days later, Hawks found an explosive device beneath the pulpit of the mosque. July 5: Two devices were detonated, causing a fire at the Woolworths stores at Gateway and The Pavilion. July 7: Two explosive devices were found in Morningside near Greyville Racecourse. Earlier, another was found at the Woolworths Gateway store and defused by a bomb squad. July 9: An explosive device was detonated at a Spar in Wentworth. July 12: Shoppers and staff at Cornubia Mall, Mount Edgecombe, were evacuated after a bomb threat at Woolworths and Commercial City in Durban’s CBD was evacuated because of a 15th floor bomb scare. July 19: A suspected explosive device was found at the Woolworths central Durban branch, after a bomb scare in the La Lucia branch earlier in the day.