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Petrol bombs discovered at UWC

The university says security guards made the discovery this morning.

Containers containing petrol were found at the University of the Western Cape on Wednesday 19 October 2016 amid fees protests. Picture: Supplied.

CAPE TOWN - The University of the Western Cape (UWC) says petrol bombs have been found at its Bellville campus.

UWC says security guards made the discovery this morning.



They also found petrol containers dotted across the campus.



UWC spokesperson Luthando Tyhalibongo says: "Early this morning, campus protection services at the University of the Western Cape discovered petrol bombs and petrol containers hidden in various spots across campus. The police dog unit is currently investigating the matter."

The university remains closed this morning, with students and staff warned to stay off campus.