Four buses torched in George

2015-08-19 20:21
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George - Four buses were set alight in George in the Western Cape on Wednesday, allegedly by taxi drivers, police said.

"We can confirm that four buses were torched. Two taxis were impounded and two people were brought in for questioning," Captain Malcolm Pojie told News24.

He said there was a heavy police presence, and more officers were being mobilised.

"The situation is still volatile and we are following up all leads. Police are also working closely with the municipality."

ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said the Go George buses were set alight in Thembalethu.

"We didn't receive any reports of injuries,"  he said.

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