Two shot dead during delivery protest

Johannesburg - Two protesters were shot dead and two were wounded during a service delivery protest in Brits on Monday, North West police said.

Police were called to monitor protesters after they barricaded a road with burning tyres, said Colonel Sabata Mokgobone.

Residents started protesting on Sunday afternoon about a water shortage in Brits.

Details of the shooting were not clear, Mokgobone said.

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