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Protest over housing in W Cape

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Cape Town - Around 800 people protested for better housing in Abbotsdale, on the West Coast, on Friday morning, Western Cape police said.

Constable Lorencial Johnson said residents of the town, near Malmesbury, took to the N7 around 4.45am and became riotous.

“Stones were thrown, there were petrol bombs, and tyres were set alight,” he said.

There was no damage to property and no arrests were made.

Johnson said traffic was redirected through Abbotsdale and the situation was “under control”.

Police remained on the scene. - Sapa


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