Video shows community connecting wires to electricity box: "Time bomb"

Video shows community connecting wires to electricity box: "Time bomb"

- A video has gone viral on Mzansi social media showing a community connecting their homes to an electricity box

- No safety precautions were taken and the wires were left exposed to the weather elements

- South Africans were shocked by the footage and they expressed their views online

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A video was posted online showing a community bridging their electricity at the electrical box without any concern for their safety.

A social media user, @bozzie_t, shared the video online and captioned it:

"When connecting to the grid takes a literal meaning."

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The video gathered 8 300 views since it had been posted online and took a look at some of the comments it generated.

Twitter user, @maboatm, commented:

"This is a disaster waiting to happen! What's even worse is that there is no way the authorities have not seen this but they choose to do nothing about it."

Another tweep, @Vlanga1, added:

"That is a ticking time bomb yoh."

One social media user, @vmona31, joked:

"Wasted ability. These are the sort of technicians Eskom could really do with."

Twitter user, @M_Nomadwayi, wrote:

"Goodness me this is shocking."

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