PUBLIC VIOLENCE: N1/M19 UMGENI Interchange. Durban, Kwazulu-Natal Municipal Bus on fire after it was thrown with a MOLOTOV COCKTAIL – Petrol Bomb.
MOLOTOV COCKTAIL:Better known as a Petrol Bomb
Squattters whose houses were reportedly demolished by eThekwini municipal staff set fire to a bus in Durban at around 10.30am on Saturday‚ police said.
According to an eThekwini Metro Police officer‚ protesters from the Kennedy Road informal settlement were "unhappy about breaking down of shacks yesterday".
According to Rescue Care advanced life support paramedic Ceron Lennox‚ who was on the scene‚ 13 people were injured.
"The bus was well alight when my crew arrived. We were first on scene with the SAPS. The patients were transported to various hospitals. Some had minor burns‚ some smoke inhalation [and] some had scratches and bruises from jumping out of the bus to get away‚" said Lennox.
Municipal Bus on fire
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