Western Cape Community Safety MEC, Alan Winde, has expressed his anger over the death of two people during a protest march in Caledon.
According to Winde, the two people are believed to have been caught in a stampede during a standoff between the police and protestors.
Police are investigating the deaths of the two people.
The reason for the protest is still unknown but it is rumoured to be housing related.
This is tragic. Two people have lost their lives and one other person is injured. The issue is here is an illegal protest...— Alan Winde, MEC for community safety - Western Cape Government
Looking at some of the video footage, even children were involved in the illegal protest. I am really angry about it, these organisers must be brought to book.— Alan Winde, MEC for community safety - Western Cape Government
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