IN PICTURES | Flames of anger in Krugersdorp

22 January 2018 - 20:56 By Timeslive
A Krugersdorp protester returns a stun grenade fired by police on Monday morning.
A Krugersdorp protester returns a stun grenade fired by police on Monday morning.
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Police fired rubber bullets and teargas at protesting residents who had shut down parts of Krugersdorp on Monday morning.

The protest action comes after a poster was circulated at the weekend‚ calling on residents to ditch work and school.

The latest action comes after several properties‚ alleged to belong to foreign drug lords and brothels‚ were torched last week.

Krugersdorp Residents prepare to march on suspected drug dens and brothels.
Krugersdorp Residents prepare to march on suspected drug dens and brothels.
Image: ALON SKUY
Krugersdorp protesters prepare to march to suspected drug dens and brothels in the town on Monday morning.
Krugersdorp protesters prepare to march to suspected drug dens and brothels in the town on Monday morning.
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Police try to calm protesting Krugersdorp residents on Monday morning, the latest action comes after several properties‚ alleged to belong to foreign drug lords and brothels‚ were torched last week.
Police try to calm protesting Krugersdorp residents on Monday morning, the latest action comes after several properties‚ alleged to belong to foreign drug lords and brothels‚ were torched last week.
Image: ALON SKUY
A policeman stumbles after talks break down between protesting Krugersdorp residents and SAPS members.
A policeman stumbles after talks break down between protesting Krugersdorp residents and SAPS members.
Image: ALON SKUY

Krugersdorp residents took to the streets on Monday 22 January 2018 to protest against crime in the area. The protesters said Nigerian nationals are responsible for the high levels of drug abuse and prostitution.

Protesting Krugersdorp residents take refuge as police fire rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse the crowd.
Protesting Krugersdorp residents take refuge as police fire rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse the crowd.
Image: ALON SKUY
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