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Lazarus Dithagiso
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10 Apr 2019
1:54 pm

Red Ants member killed in Vereeniging clash with illegal squatters

Lazarus Dithagiso

The deceased was attacked and killed with a sharp instrument before he was stoned.

A Red Ant member was killed during protest action in Rust Ter Vaal, Vereeniging, 10 April 2019. Picture: Lazarus Dithagiso

A member of the Red Ants was attacked and killed with a sharp instrument before he was stoned by unruly members of the community squatting in an open space near Rust Ter Vaal, reports Vaal Weekblad.

Members of the Red Ants also allegedly killed one of the community members.

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Three community members were taken to hospital with serious injuries. The Red Ants were clearing an unlawful squatter settlement. Police are on the scene.

PHOTOS: Lazarus Dithagiso

Updates to follow as more information is made available.

This article was translated from Afrikaans by Sedibeng Ster

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