JOHANNESBURG, Oct 22 (Reuters) - At least one person was killed and seven wounded when an explosion tore through a van transporting prisoners in Johannesburg on Monday, local media reported, citing police.
Police said they were trying to determine the cause of the blast near a prison in southern Johannesburg, Eyewitness News reported. Talk Radio 702 also reported the blast.
Police spokesmen were not immediately available to comment. A spokesman for emergency services said he was unable to confirm the reports.