Rioters, Looters Force Johannesburg Ems To Withdraw From Duty

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Johannesburg - The City of Johannesburg Emergency Management Services had to withdraw from their duty as looters were aggressive in the Johannesburg CBD after they set alight a store in Bree Street on Monday afternoon.

The City’s EMS spokesperson, Robert Mulaudzi said they received a call regarding the fire in one of the shops and could not proceed to the said shop as the looters were aggressive.

“We tried making way and unfortunately, we could not extinguish the shop as the rioters were being aggressive and we had to withdraw,” Mulaudzi added.

The looting in the CBD is part of the sporadic looting incidents which erupted in parts of the provinces including places like Malvern, Tembisa and Turffontein....

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