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2016-09-22 20:19
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Pietermaritzburg - Lectures at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg campus were suspended on Thursday to give police and security services time to round up “rogue” students.

More than 500 protesting students clashed with riot police from the early morning, and threw stones at a test venue at the campus.

According to a statement issued by the university, lectures will resume on Friday.

This followed weeks of unrest over fee increases.

"A test that was due to be held at the student union building had to be postponed as students were stoning the venue".

Several students were injured in exchanges with police. The university said it was investigating claims that live ammunition was used.

Another protester was injured when he was struck by a car while lying in a road. The university said he was taken to hospital, but the full extent of his injuries was unknown.

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