Hangberg residents clash with police

Hout Bay fishermen say their peaceful protest descended into chaos after police opened fire on them and struck a 14 year old boy in the face. The group of Hangberg fisherman took to streets after officials reduced their fishing quotas. Protesters pelted police with stones and petrol bombs during running battles between law enforcement throughout the day. Two law enforcement officials were injured and a police Nyala was set alight in the clashes. Public order police used rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse the angry crowd.

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