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Gallery: Zola informal settlement evictions

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On the second day of confrontations, which included some residents setting alight their own shacks as a sign of protest, Transport Minister Dipuo and Human Settlements Deputy Minister Zou Kota-Fredericks visited the area yesterday.

About 1 000 residents started burning tyres and blocking entrances to roads at 7am yesterday.

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Cape Town  02-06 -14. Police clashed with residents living illegally on Sanrail land in Lwandle in Somerset West      Picture Brenton GeachCape Town  02-06 -14. Police clashed with residents living illegally on Sanrail land in Lwandle in Somerset West      Picture Brenton GeachCape Town  02-06 -14. Police clashed with residents living illegally on Sanrail land in Lwandle in Somerset West      Picture Brenton GeachCape Town  02-06 -14. Police clashed with residents living illegally on Sanrail land in Lwandle in Somerset West      Picture Brenton GeachCapetown-140603-Lwandle resident removing their belongings after they being evicted from their shacks and were demolished by Councill worker-Picture by Bheki RadebeCapetown-140603- Police officer removing Resident who were tempting to pick up remaining iterms from his shack after the Councill worker demolished the shacks in Lwandle informal settlement-picture by Bheki RadebeCape Town  02-06 -14. After pic  Police clashed with residents living illegally on Sanrail land in Lwandle in Somerset West      Picture Brenton GeachCape Town  After  pic  02-06 -14. Police clashed with residents living illegally on Sanrail land in Lwandle in Somerset West      Picture Brenton Geach

Police officers used riot shields to push protesters off the road and in the scuffle arrested three people after negotiations with protesters failed.

PICTURES: Brenton Geach and Bheki Radebe

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