Emeute dans un township de George (Western Cape) – 12 octobre 2011

Cop hurt in violent George riots



Johannesburg – Violence erupted in Thembalethu township, outside George, on Wednesday when residents clashed with police in service delivery protests, Western Cape police said.

« The situation is very tense. The people are throwing petrol bombs at the police, » said Captain Bernadine Steyn.

A policeman was hit by an object thrown by the protesters.

« One of our members has been rushed to hospital after being hit above his eye, » she said.

Three police vehicles were damaged and the Thembalethu police station was pelted with stones.

« We are making arrests. I am not sure now how many people we have taken in but we are arresting the violent protesters, » said Steyn.

Police fired rubber bullets and water cannons were used to disperse the crowd. Read more…


George is a city with 203,253 inhabitants in South Africa‘s Western Cape province

~ par Alain Bertho sur 12 octobre 2011.

Votre commentaire

Entrez vos coordonnées ci-dessous ou cliquez sur une icône pour vous connecter:

Logo WordPress.com

Vous commentez à l’aide de votre compte WordPress.com. Déconnexion /  Changer )

Image Twitter

Vous commentez à l’aide de votre compte Twitter. Déconnexion /  Changer )

Photo Facebook

Vous commentez à l’aide de votre compte Facebook. Déconnexion /  Changer )

Connexion à %s

%d blogueurs aiment cette page :