WATCH | Police fire rubber bullets as looters run amok in Pretoria CBD

2019-08-28 12:04
Protesters started looting shops and setting buildings alight in the Pretoria CBD. (Screengrab)

Protesters started looting shops and setting buildings alight in the Pretoria CBD. (Screengrab)

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Police fired rubber bullets and stun grenades after protesters started looting shops and setting buildings alight in the Pretoria CBD on Wednesday.

It followed a shutdown earlier in the morning in which thousands of taxis blocked several roads.

According to the City of Tshwane, the riots were incited by a shooting which resulted in the death of a taxi driver.

In footage captured by News24 reporter Alex Mitchley, police can be seen firing rubber bullets as looters run amok in Lilian Ngoyi Street.

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