Shots fired at protesting Witrand Hospital staff

Police opened fire at striking workers at the Witrand Psychiatric Hospital in Potchefstroom. Workers were waiting for the outcome of a meeting between the MEC and hospital management. Nqobile Madlala has more. #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403

POTCHEFSTROOM - Rubber bullets were fired at protestors at the Witrand Hospital in the North West on Thursday.

Hospital staff are protesting over money they claim is owed to them.

A meeting was held on Thursday to try and bring an end to staff unhappiness at the hospital.

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The facility was ransacked and rubbish was strewn all over its passages.

Its believed some staff members are responsible.

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