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One person killed following Ratanda protest.

Pic credit: eye witness news

One person has been shot and killed on Wednesday following a protest action at Ratanda South of Heidelberg. This happened after the police clash with demonstrators after they attacked a police nyala.

Demonstrations by residents in the area resulted in municipal construction vehicles being set alight. The residents claims that the municipality cut off electricity to the impoverished and non-tax-payers.

The protesters have also damaged the property at a local construction site. Community members have been protesting since Monday over power outages.

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