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South Africa: Shops looted, trains disrupted in violent protest

July 10, 2014 - 6:00am

Cape Town's Langa region has been hit by violent protests that saw trains reportedly stoned, a bakery set ablaze and several shops looted, Independent Online reported.

A Metrorail spokeswoman said services to the local station had been canceled as protesters set fire to tires and rubbish on the tracks. The protests are over a housing shortage.

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