Wits protest: 'It was peaceful — then I was shot'

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14 March 2021 - 00:00 By Aphelele Buqwana

I am Aphelele Buqwana, one of the reporters who was shot at the Wits protest on Wednesday. I was reporting for the Voice of Wits radio station when I saw police dragging student protesters from the South Point building in Braamfontein.

Students were running because the police had started shooting. Those students were not carrying any harmful objects. So I was in shock over how those police were handling the situation and roughly putting students into the police vehicle...

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