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Mpumalanga protesters set fire to bus

2014-08-27 14:48

Johannesburg - A group of protesters set fire to a bus when they barricaded the N4 near Witbank on Wednesday, Mpumalanga police said.

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They barricaded the Vosman and Wakefield street intersection at around 06:00, Brigadier Selvy Mohlala said.

Two cars were damaged when the group threw stones at passing vehicles.

Police dispersed the group and the road was cleared.

No injuries were reported and no arrests made.

Mohlala was unable to provide a reason for the protest.

"Police will continue monitoring the situation," he said.

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