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Calm returns to Vaal University of Technology

It’s been a cat and mouse game between students and police at VUT.

Earlier, students demonstrated near one of the Vaal University of Technology residences. Picture: Dineo Bendile/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - The situation is now calm but tense at the Vaal University of Technology (VUT), where some students are protesting.

Students are calling for free education, along with the reversal of the expulsion of student leaders.

Police have increased their presence around the institution.



It's been a cat and mouse game between students and police at VUT.

The situation has been brought under control after police Nyalas entered the areas around the residence where students are hiding.



However, their entry was accompanied by the firing of shots.

WATCH: Vaal University of Technology students clash with police

Now police have stationed themselves along the stretch of grass where protesters were gathered, leaving students to sit under a car port nearby as they ponder their next step.



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