Watch: Footage from this todays violent protest
A protest on the R102 near Groutville turned violent and had resulted in the closure on the road.
It is alleged that a driver of a light motor vehicle passing by the protestors opened fire on them. One protestor was shot in the leg and an on duty security guard at a nearby business premises was also shot in the back.
Both victims were transported to the hospital by IPSS Medical Rescue for further care.
It is believed that the community are angry that they had not had electricity. The protest began on the evening of the 12th of March 2018 and was still active the next morning as can be seen by the footage.
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