Post Office vehicles in Soweto torched

2014-10-14 16:54

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Johannesburg - Vehicles belonging to the SA Post Office (Sapo) were set alight outside the Sapo building in Chiawelo, Soweto, on Tuesday, said Johannesburg emergency services.

Spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi said: "Two delivery bakkies and two minibuses belonging to the post office were torched at lunchtime."

The Sapo building was not affected in the incident and no injuries were reported.

No arrests had been made but Mulaudzi said the people involved in the incident were believed to be striking Sapo workers.

The nearly two-month-old strike is about the conversion of casual workers to permanent staff.

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