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Residents mark out plots of land in Philippi

Philippi is among areas where there have been violent demonstrations over the past few months - mostly due to a lack of housing and land.

FILE: Philippi East police in the Western Cape. Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Law enforcement officials are monitoring a section of Philippi where residents have marked out plots of land.

Philippi is among areas where there have been violent demonstrations over the past few months - mostly due to a lack of housing and land.

Law enforcement spokesperson Wayne Dyason said: “A group of people is marking out plots in Samora Machel, law enforcement is monitoring the area and everything is currently quiet.”

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