Several arrested in PE after horse killed in protests

Reports suggest several horses have injuries, including broken legs from trying to flee from fires.


JOHANNESBURG - Several people have been arrested for the killing of a racehorse at the Fairview Racecourse in Port Elizabeth.

The employees were allegedly protesting over UIF non-payments.

It is believed the horse was slaughtered with pangas and other weapons.

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Police say over 100 protesters broke locks, forcing some 28 horses out of their stables.

The horses were taunted and hurt.

The Fairview Racecourse says some are in a critical condition.