Man dies after ‘running into’ armoured police vehicle in KwaMashu protest


Following a protest that happened on Monday, a protester has died in KwaMashu, North of Durban, after a metro police armoured vehicle ran over the protester.

According to reports delivered by metro police, the man “ran into the armoured vehicle” and sustained severe injuries.

The protesters got a car that took him for medical attention. The situation was volatile and members could not assist the injured person. The driver of the armoured vehicle reported the accident at KwaMashu SAPS,” said metro police spokesperson Snr Supt Parboo Sewpersad.

The reason behind the protest still remains unknown.

However, police were not able to give response to queries.

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