Police open fire on strikers in pictures

Published Mar 4, 2011


A policeman was injured and 12 strikers were arrested at the Church Street bus depot in Pretoria. The incident occured when striking members of the waste managenment service joined bus service strikers in the bus depot. The police arrived and asked the strikers to leave, but when they refused rubber bullets were fired. Baloyi said the situation was brought under contrrol. One metro policeman was injured in the incident and 12 strikers were arrested.

Intimidation of non-striking workers at Pretoria West waste collection depot on Thursday morning have also been quelled by metro police.

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