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Police work to control second explosion in Musgrave home

The police's explosives unit is currently trying to conduct a controlled explosion at a Durban house

Controlled explosion in Essenwood Road home
Nushera Soodyal

 There was a bomb blast in the house earlier which injured five people. 


It happened at a house on Stephan Dlamini Road in Musgrave - apparently after a bouquet of flowers was delivered.


The police's explosives unit is currently trying to do a controlled explosion within the home of the family who were victims of an explosion earlier today.


Police on the scene says when the parcel did not fully detonate. As a result, bomb experts have been working on carrying out a controlled explosion in the house.


They also say the lounge area in the double storey home has been completely damaged by the initial blast.


Outside, the street's residents have been gathering - hoping to get more details about the blast at house. 

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