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Bus torched at Wits University overnight

While there were no injuries, the bus was completely destroyed after it was set alight last night.

A bus was torched at Wits University on 17 February 2016. Picture: @andimolf via Twitter.

JOHANNESBURG - Wits University has confirmed a bus was set alight outside one of its residences in Parktown, Johannesburg, overnight.

The university says there were no injuries, but the bus was completely destroyed.

This follows a flare-up of protests at the University of Cape Town this week, during which a bus and paintings were set on fire.

WATCH: UCT protesters dispersed with stun grenades & rubber bullets

Wits spokesperson Shirona Patel said, "A bus was set alight last night after 11pm. Outside of the Knockando Halls of Residence in Parktown. Emergency services put out the fire."

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