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News24.com | Police use stun grenades as protesters invade shopping centre
  1. News24.com | Police use stun grenades as protesters invade shopping centre
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    Protesters wearing Economic Freedom Fighters T-shirts stormed their way into Shoprite at the Greenacres shopping centre in Port…
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Port Elizabeth - Protest action by people wearing Economic Freedom Fighters T-shirts, led to the closure of Shoprite's doors at the Greenacres shopping centre in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.

Police spokesperson, Colonel Priscilla Naidu, said roughly 100 EFF members had stormed their way into Shoprite at around 11:30.

“Public Order Policing was quick to respond and managed to close the doors. Some protesters who were already inside were ushered out of the centre,” she said.

Naidu said the protesters then re-grouped and marched to Checkers, which is also in the centre.

“Police managed to close the doors and the protestors went out to the car park,” she said.

Naidu said the police then had to use stun grenades to disperse the protestors.

According to reports, the protestors were unhappy about students not being able to use their…

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