[BREAKING NEWS] Unruly mob unleashes anger, police use teargas


Mob marches towards town and blocks roads

The angry mob is now marching towards town.

They are barricading roads as far as they go.

Traffic is at a standstill.

Please be careful when entering town.

Unruly mob unleashes anger, police use teargas

Police are now using teargas to try and disperse of the angry crowds.

Please keep an eye on this story and refresh the page as this is a developing story.

The Highvelder’s journalists will keep you up to date.


Police shoot rubber bullets, violent protesters retaliate with rocks

The police are using rubber bullets because of the demonstration turning violent. Demonstrators are throwing rocks at the police.


Original article

More than 5 000 people marched to the Gert Sibande District Municipality over land dispossession this morning.

The marchers were led by the SACP.

They are on their way to hand over a memorandum to the executive mayor.

This march is a follow up to a recent march when marchers insisted that the Msukaligwa chief whip, Ms Phumzile Mashiane is removed.



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