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Pro-Palestinian protesters gather outside Woolworths

The protest started at around 2 pm today but police say the protesters have now dispersed.

FILE: Protesters gathered outside Woolworths in Sandton today in an apparent attempt to boycott the retailer. Picture: Siyabonga Sesant/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - A large crowd of pro-Palestinian protesters gathered outside Woolworths in Sandton City today in an apparent attempt to boycott the retailer.

The protest started at around 2 pm today but police say the protesters have now dispersed.

The police's Kim Cloete says, "The police were on scene monitoring the situation. No reports of violence or intimidation were reported by the police. People have left and the situation is clear."

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