In Pictures │Kirkwood protests

Police were out in full force to establish order in Kirkwood.

Several fires raged across the small town of Kirkwood on Wednesday as  protesters blocked the entrances to the Moses Mabhida, Bergsig and Aquapark townships with rubble and burning tyres.

Police were out in full force to establish order and protests were called off later in the day after striking citrus industry workers heard that farmers had agreed to the pay increase they were demanding.

Police were out in full force to establish order as protesters blocked the entrance to the Moses Mabhida township in Kirkwood.
Police were out in full force to establish order as protesters blocked the entrance to the Moses Mabhida township in Kirkwood.
Image: Eugene Coetzee
Protesters blocked the entrance to the Moses Mabhida township in Kirkwood.
Protesters blocked the entrance to the Moses Mabhida township in Kirkwood.
Image: Eugene Coetzee
Police were out in full force to establish order as protesters blocked the entrance to the Moses Mabhida township in Kirkwood.
Police were out in full force to establish order as protesters blocked the entrance to the Moses Mabhida township in Kirkwood.
Image: Eugene Coetzee
Protesters blocked the entrance to the Moses Mabhida township in Kirkwood.
Protesters blocked the entrance to the Moses Mabhida township in Kirkwood.
Image: Eugene Coetzee
Police were out in full force to establish order as protesters blocked the entrance to the Moses Mabhida township in Kirkwood.
Police were out in full force to establish order as protesters blocked the entrance to the Moses Mabhida township in Kirkwood.
Image: Eugene Coetzee
Plumes of smoke were visible in all directions and schools closed early, sending the pupils home even though they were in the middle of writing examinations.
Plumes of smoke were visible in all directions and schools closed early, sending the pupils home even though they were in the middle of writing examinations.
Image: Eugene Coetzee
Two citrus stores and a tractor were burned on Tuesday and a store was burned yesterday.
Two citrus stores and a tractor were burned on Tuesday and a store was burned yesterday.
Image: Eugene Coetzee
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