Eight trucks set alight, 6 injured
AT LEAST eight trucks were attacked and set alight in Cape Town yesterday, police said.
In Bellville, two truck drivers were injured when they jumped out of their burning trucks.
A Pick n Pay truck was set alight in Strandfontein.
The driver and a passenger were sitting in the vehicle after stopping to repair a puncture.
Three men ordered them to get out of the vehicle, which was then stoned and set alight.
A bread delivery truck was also set alight in Philippi. The driver ran away from the scene. Four passengers were injured when their truck was attacked and set alight in Athlone. In Strand, a petrol-bomb was thrown into a truck transporting toilet paper.
In Gugulethu, a group of people threw stones at a truck and then set it alight.
No one was arrested and separate cases of arson, public violence and malicious damage to property were being investigated.