North West protesters burn bus, tyres

2015-02-02 14:44


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Johannesburg - Around 400 protesting people from Majakaneng village near Mooinooi in North West burnt tyres and a bus on the Old Rustenburg road on Monday morning, police said.

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"They allegedly complained about the water and electricity supply in their area," said Brigadier Thulani Ngubane.

"The community barricaded the Old Rustenburg road with burning tyres and also burnt a bus. No one was injured."

The protest was believed to have taken place around 05:30.

The situation was currently quiet and public order police were monitoring it, he said.

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