Situation calm at Wits, helicopter hovering over main campus

EWN reporter at the University of Witwatersrand, Thando Kubheka, has described the situation as 'calm and less tense' compared with yesterday.

The protest turned violent yesterday when students who had been protesting peacefully outside Solomon Mahlangu House started throwing stones at private security.

Police then fired stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse students and protests moved into the streets of Braamfontein.

Listen to EWN reporter below for more information...

Wits said it will increase security on campus to ensure that academic programme resumes.

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