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Zama Zama Gun Battle Forces Community To Seek Refuge At Florida Police Station

Residents rushed to the police station on Thursday night, according to Xolani Fihla, spokesperson for the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD).

Zama Zama Gun Battle Forces Community To Seek Refuge At Florida Police Station-SurgeZirc SA
Zama Zama Gun Battle Forces Community To Seek Refuge At Florida Police Station

Following a shoot-out between suspected illegal miners, dozens of residents of the Jerusalem informal settlement south of Johannesburg spent the night at the Florida police station.

The incident’s details are unknown.

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Residents rushed to the police station on Thursday night, according to Xolani Fihla, spokesperson for the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD).

“Last night, a group of scared residents sought refuge at the Florida police station fearing for their lives amidst the prevailing atmosphere of violence.

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“MMC Tshwaku [Johannesburg MMC for Public Safety, Dr Mgcini Tshwaku] was on scene and would like to assure residents of Jerusalem that JMPD will work with SAPS and community policing forum members to put an end to this violence and terrorising of residents by the zama zamas,” explains Fihla.

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