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Firefighters rush to dowse a blaze at Cape Town's parliament buildings.
Firefighters rush to dowse a blaze at Cape Town's parliament buildings.
Darren Stewart

Following a marathon, nearly four-hour-long meeting, parliamentary presiding officers revealed that they suspect there was a lapse in police officials' monitoring of CCTV cameras at the precinct.

This was what National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, chairperson of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) Amos Masondo, and Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patrica de Lille revealed during a media briefing on Monday afternoon. 

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