AS IT HAPPENED: Police arrest protesters, fire tear gas in Krugersdorp clashes

2018-01-22 10:36

Several building were burnt and shops were looted in the CBD during a community-led shutdown over crime in the area.

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Protestors are engaged in running battles with the police in the Krugersdorp CBD.

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Schools were evacuated #KrugersdropShutdown

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Shops close as owners fear looting and attacks. #krugersdorpshutdown

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Police have advised journalists not to enter into Munseiville as situation remains tense. It is not safe #krugersdorpshutdown

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Protesters have spoken to media and are demanding that foreign nationals leave there neighbourhoods and have made other xenophobic comments. Police are currently speaking to community leaders #MogaleCityShutdown

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Some protesters arrested

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A singing crowd has gathered in Munsieville as police look on

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Protesters refuse to back down in the face of police and rubber bullets

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Rubber bullets fly at Kagiso protest

Protesters who gathered at the Kagiso police station near Krugersdorp were shot at with rubber bullets by police officers


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Bottle stores were looted in Mogale City

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Protesters are calling for an end to drugs and human trafficking-related crime

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Police station commander trying to negotiate with protesters in Mogale City

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