Rumour of child being hit by rubber bullet makes the round

Police fire off rubber bullets at angry protesters.

According to him, there was an altercation between police and rioters and when police opened fire, several protesters, including the child, were hit.

Protesters protect themselves with corrugated iron plates, during a protest on 19 May.

It is alleged that they were taken to the hospital, but the Standerton Advertiser could however not confirm this.

Capt Fanie Nhlabathi, communications officer of the Standerton Police, as well as Sgt George Dhlamini, communications officer of the Sakhile Police, could not confirm the incident.


Read: Sakhile schools evacuated as angry protesters cause havoc


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Dumisani Zwane

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