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WATCH: Stun grenades fired at protesting Cape Town learners

06 March, 02:24 PM

Police used stun grenades to disperse pupils who were protesting outside the Western Cape education department on Friday. Watch.

The pupils from Philippi High School were protesting to demand better classrooms and more textbooks.

"The pupils refused to leave. The police warned them to disperse, but then they sat down, saying they wanted to be heard.

"All of a sudden you just heard this huge sound from the stun grenade. The kids dispersed into shops and into the Golden Acre," News24's Noxolo Mafu said. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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