Police are on high alert in the at Thembelihle informal settlement near Lenasia in Gauteng, after service delivery protests turned violent.
One person has been shot dead and at least three have been injured when Thembelihle residents clashed with residents of neighbouring Lenasia, south of Johannesburg.
Police spokesperson, Kay Makhubele, points out that, “We tried to remove people from the streets which were blocked. They resisted and we had to fire rubber bullets as well as tear gas to disperse them.”
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