Scuffle breaks out at Methodist Church housing refugees

A number of people have been injured at the Methodist Church in Cape Town, following a scuffle there this morning. It is believed that church leaders were asking refugees, who were living there, to vacate the premises, when it turned violent. Courtesy #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - A number of people have been injured at the Methodist Church in Cape Town following a scuffle on Friday morning.

It is believed church leaders were asking refugees, who were living there to vacate the premises when it turned violent.

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The refugees have been living at the church for a while now, citing safety issues.

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