National 15.8.2016 02:22 pm

UKZN students protest living conditions

Image by: Daylin Paul

Image by: Daylin Paul

Police said a road was ‎blocked with stones and burning tyres.

About 200 students from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) took to the streets in central Durban on Monday to protest ‎over their living conditions, blocking the road with stones and burning tyres.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Thulani Zwane said the protests took place on Yusuf Dadoo Street (formerly Grey Street) on Monday morning.

He said the road was ‎blocked with stones and burning tyres.

“We can confirm the protest. They are complaining about poor living conditions,” he said.

He said police were monitoring the situation, but that no arrests or injuries had been reported.

Comment could not immediately be obtained from the university.

– African News Agency (ANA)

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