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Authorities issue warnings after Cape Town land invasion

17 December 2015

By Tammy Petersen

Cape Town – Warning notices were distributed to Masiphumelele shackdwellers on Thursday after some started rebuilding their homes on SANParks-owned land, the City of Cape Town has confirmed.

This comes two days after 178 structures were removed by Law Enforcement, leading to clashes between residents and the authorities.

Rubber bullets were fired at residents on Tuesday when the SAPS, Law Enforcement and Metro Police removed the illegally erected structures, as well as approximately 1 600 pegs to mark where other shacks were to be built.

Read the full article from News24.

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