Police force protesting students out of Parliament's premises

2015-10-21 15:30
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Cape Town - Using teargas and stun grenades police managed to push back a large group of protesting students from Parliament's precinct on Wednesday.

The group of students, who were protesting against the increase of tertiary fees, earlier stormed the gates and entered the area.

The students were eventually pushed back, while police carrying shields managed to close the gates. Some protesters were seen mocking the police, kicking their shields and throwing objects at them.

The protesters threw rubbish over the gate at the police. 

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene was continuing to deliver his medium term budget inside the National Assembly after EFF MPs disrupted proceedings and were removed.

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