4 hurt in Pretoria CBD taxi fight

2013-07-12 10:06
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Johannesburg - Four people were injured in a fight between two rival taxi associations in the Pretoria CBD on Friday morning, Tshwane metro police said.

Police received a call at around 06:00 about the Tembisa Taxi Association and the Olievenhoutbosch Taxi Association fighting, Senior Superintendent Isaac Mahamba said.

"During the fight shots were fired but it did not hit anybody.

"The four people were injured during the fight."

Three people were also assaulted during the altercation, according to Eyewitness News.

Ten people were taken in for questioning.

Mahamba said there was a possibility that all 10 could be arrested after the questioning.

He said police were meeting with the taxi associations to determine the cause of the fight.

However, they suspected that it was over taxi routes.

Police remained on the scene monitoring the situation.

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