EFF, ANC members clash ahead of SONA

2016-02-11 17:30
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Supporters from all factions gathered in protest ahead of the 2016 State of the Nation address in Cape Town on Thursday. The tension between ANC and EFF supporters was particularly palpable. News24 Live was there. Watch. WATCH

Cape Town - Police used stun grenades to disperse EFF and ANC members who clashed on Adderley Street near Parliament on Thursday afternoon. 

At least four stun grenades exploded. Pictures from the scene showed people believed to be ANC supporters attacking EFF members with planks broken off public benches.

Some EFF members tried to pull bricks from the paving. 

Read more on:    anc  |  eff  |  cape town  |  protests  |  politics  |  state of the nation 2016  |  parliament 2016

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