MAHIKENG - Looting continued unabated in North West capital Mahikeng on Thursday, as the call for Premier Supra Mahumapelo to vacate office grew.
In Lonely Park, north of Mahikeng, youngsters used catapults to loop stones at the police along Nelson Mandela Drive near the Hotel School, they used corrugated iron sheets as shields as they pelted the police with stones.
The police fired rubber bullets and teargas to dispersed the raging youngsters and in the mist of a cat and mouse game between them and the police -- a truck parked at Agri-Market in Lonely Park was petrol bombed.
Fire fighters were called to extinguish the fire under police guard, some members of the police went into the township to dispersed pockets of protesters who had blocked the roads with branches and rocks.
North West police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Adele Myburgh said a police armoured vehicle (Nyala) was petrol bombed in Danville south of Mahikeng.
"A Nyala was thrown with a petrol bomb but, it did not burn out," she said.
She said a police officer's house was also attacked by a rioting crowd in Danville.