JOHANNESBURG, South Africa
(CNN) -- Crime-obsessed South
Africans have a powerful new
weapon with which to stop likely
criminals: the car flamethrower.
Casting a man-high fireball,
reportedly with no damage to the
paint, the Blaster has been placed
on 25 South African vehicles since
its introduction last month.
At 3,900 rand ($655), it offers a
cheap, dramatic defense against
carjackers. It has yet to be deemed