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Land invaders in face-off with cops

08 April 2015


Dozens of police line up on a vacant plot in Khayelitsha taken over by land invaders in a tense stand-off that eventually saw the squatters evicted. File picture: Cindy Waxa

Dozens of police line up on a vacant plot in Khayelitsha taken over by land invaders in a tense stand-off that eventually saw the squatters evicted. File picture: Cindy Waxa

By Kieran Legg, Nabeelah Mohedeen and ANA

Cape Town – The loud bangs of stun grenades filled the air signalling the start of evictions outside the Nolungile train station in Khayelitsha on Wednesday morning.

While squatters threatened to stand their ground, waving tools they had used to erect 20 structures on the private property on Monday, they were quickly dispersed by a large police contingent.

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