WATCH: Hundreds loot capsized truck carrying washing powder

2018-03-05 14:51
PHOTO: Screen shot from video

PHOTO: Screen shot from video

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A video of hundreds of people looting a truck that turned over on the R59 north of Vereeniging in Gauteng has emerged on Facebook.

In the video, posted on Intelligence Bureau SA’s  Facebook page, people from nearby informal settlements can be seen taking boxes of a popular washing powder from the truck and walking back to their homes.

Some of the looters are on top of the truck, trying to get in and take as many boxes as they can.

A Meyerton Police Station spokesperson was unavailable for comment.

Comments on the incident were mixed – with some saying the looters were right, while others were adamant a crime had been committed.

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