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STRONG POLICE PRESENCE AFTER KHAYELITSHA LAND GRABS

A policeman fires rubber bullets at protesters on the N2 inbound outside Khayelitsha in Cape Town after land grabbers and police clashed during violent evictions. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN

09 April 2015


A policeman fires rubber bullets at protesters on the N2 inbound outside Khayelitsha in Cape Town after land grabbers and police clashed during violent evictions. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN

A policeman fires rubber bullets at protesters on the N2 inbound outside Khayelitsha in Cape Town after land grabbers and police clashed during violent evictions. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN

By Xolani Koyana

CAPE TOWN – Chaos erupted in Khayelitsha on Wednesday as backyard dwellers were evicted from land they had invaded in the area.

Authorities moved in to tear down shacks which had been erected on land owned by Denel.

The violence escalated, with rubber bullets and stun grenades used to disperse angry squatters, some of whom stoned and set fire to vehicles.

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