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Police fire rubber bullets to protesters: Video

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JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said protesting cleaners were heading towards the Department of Labour in Braamfontein when they were joined by a group of students.

An officer from the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) and two students were taken to hospital on Friday afternoon after a skirmish in Braamfontein‚ Johannesburg.

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According to Minnaar‚ the cleaners work in one of the student residences.

In Melle Street someone threw a glass bottle from the roof of a building and it landed on the head of a JMPD officer‚ after which police started firing rubber bullets.

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“That’s where two of the students got injured.” The injuries of the two students and the officer remain unknown. No arrests were made.

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Source: Times Live