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Residents arrested after protesting at municipal offices.

Community Alerts/Oupa Dodovu/Klerksdorp/04-04-2019

A group of unemployed people from Khuma location in Stilfontein, entered the Matlosana city council offices and started to attack employees. They held the council speaker hostage. They are demanding to be given the tailing dams left by the closed mines so that they can retrieve whatever minerals are left. The police came to the scene, teargas was fired to disperse the crowd and several people were arrested. They also burnt down the municipal Finance offices. By Oupa Dodovu