EFF supporters. File photo.. Image by: Gallo Images / Foto24 / Mary-Ann Palmer

EFF supporters. File photo..
Image by: Gallo Images / Foto24 / Mary-Ann Palmer

Sapa | 05 November, 2013 14:22

Police confirm that shots were fired at protesters at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Tuesday, four EFF members were arrested and the injured were hospitalised

Shots were fired at protesters at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Tuesday, police said.

“A shooting did take place at the Union Buildings where some people were injured,” said Captain Tsekiso Mofokeng.

No further details were immediately available.

Mofokeng was responding to a statement by the Economic Freedom Fighters in Gauteng condemning “the shooting of Mooiplaas Community were in a process of a peaceful demonstration in Union Building”.

“Four of the EFF members were arrested while others shot and injured and are in hospital,” said Gauteng spokesman Patrick Sindane.

Source:  http://www.timeslive.co.za/politics/2013/11/05/shots-fired-at-protesters-at-the-union-buildings