Police use stun grenades outside Sona

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ANC supporters pushed back to the grand parade at their People's Assembly by police

PARLIAMENT - The SA Police Service used stun grenades on ANC supporters who moved to confront EFF MPs who had been forcibly removed from Parliament on Thursday night.

The State of the Nation Address (Sona) proceedings turned violent once private security entered the National Assembly to remove protesting EEF members of Parliament.

 

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ANC supporters who had gathered for the party's people's assembly saw the ejection of the EFF MPs  and moved to confront them.

 

 

 

The police let off stun grenades as they tried to get the ANC supporters back to the Grand Parade, the area designated for the people's assembly.