Police seize guns in Joburg CBD raid

Police have found a cache of firearms in Joburg's CBD.

JOHANNESBURG - Police have found a cache of firearms in Joburg's CBD.

The weapons were discovered when police returned to conduct raids on vendors selling alleged counterfeit goods.

The inner city spiralled into chaos last week when police clashed with shop owners.

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On Thursday, police confiscated counterfeit goods that foreigners were selling in the city centre.

The shop owners resisted, attacking officers and damaging their vehicles.

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Shop owners say they were retaliating to the abuse they've faced over time, but are hoping to meet with police.

Government has condemned the attack on police, but the African Diaspora Forum says there are two sides to the story.

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eNCA