Brookside Mall in Pietermaritzburg on fire

PIETERMARITZBURG - Violent protests in KwaZulu-Natal have escalated as a mall in Pietermaritzburg has been set on fire on Monday morning.

Police have also closed the N3 highway due to the ongoing violence in the area.

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Protesters are calling for the release of former president Jacob Zuma.

In Gauteng, sections of the M2 Highway are closed after protesters blocked the road with burning tires and rocks.




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