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Police fire rubber bullets at Pretoria CBD protesters

Some foreign-owned shops and other properties have also been looted and set alight.

Tshwane Metro Police disperse protesters in the Tshwane CBD on 28 August 2019. Picture: EWN

PRETORIA - Police have fired rubber bullets and used stun grenades in the Tshwane CBD in a bid to quell tensions there.

A large group of people believed to be taxi drivers are protesting.

It’s believed they’re angry after one of their own was killed allegedly during confrontations with suspected drug dealers on Tuesday.

The protest has also resulted in the suspension of bus services for safety reasons.

Lillian Ngoyi and Bloed streets remain cordoned off because of the clashes.

Some foreign-owned shops and other properties have also been looted and set alight.

Firefighters at the scene were trying to put out the fires.

Some locals said they were angry at the increasing peddling of drugs in the city.

Police were monitoring the situation.