STAND­ING FIRM

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The Red Ants on Fri­day evicted hun­dreds of peo­ple from build­ings in New­town, Joburg. The Pas­sen­ger Rail Agency of SA says the build­ings be­long to it and were be­ing lived in il­le­gally. The evictees ac­cused the Red Ants of beat­ing, ha­rass­ing and as­sault­ing them dur­ing the raid. The evic­tion process turned vi­o­lent as the res­i­dents fought back by throw­ing stones and re­fus­ing to leave. A man was rushed to hospi­tal af­ter he crashed his bakkie while try­ing to flee the pro­test­ers

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