Four killed in East Rand shoot-out

guns_ak47sAn Ekhurhuleni metro policeman and three robbers died in a shoot-out in Wadeville on Thursday, police said.

Two metro police officers were seriously wounded, said SA Police Service spokeswoman Lt-Col Katlego Mogale.

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‘MK veterans’ trash Civic building

A group of people calling themselves military veterans trashed and looted the Germiston Civic Centre on Monday, the municipality said.

“We had a bunch of people masquerading as former MK (Umkhonto we Sizwe) members,” said Ekurhuleni mayoral spokesman Zweli Dlamini.

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SA truckers’ strike turning violent

Ekurhuleni emergency services were on high alert on Thursday after violent protests by striking truck drivers resulted in the people being injured and vehicles damaged.

“We, together with Ekurhuleni metro police department, are on high alert for any incidents of … Read the rest