‘Tik koppe’ cause fire at Gatesville Center

2018-11-06 15:57
Photo: Aishah Cassiem

Photo: Aishah Cassiem

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Two motor vehicles were damaged after a fire took place close to the Gatesville Shopping Center in Athlone this afternoon.

According to a witness, two alleged “tik koppe” were lying under two pallets covered with blankets when the fire started just after 13:00.

Nobody was injured during the incident.

Athlone Police spokesperson Sergeant Zita Norman said they are aware of the fire, but nobody reported it.

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