Infuriated commuters burn 2 buses

A group of 300 angry commuters burnt two buses and damaged another 10 in Brits because the buses had run out of diesel, the North West police said yesterday.

A group of 300 angry commuters burnt two buses and damaged another 10 in Brits because the buses had run out of diesel, the North West police said yesterday.

"The commuters became angry and started throwing stones at the buses," said Superintendent Koos Degenaar.

Two buses were set alight and burnt at a Brits taxi rank at about 7pm on Wednesday.

"Ten others were damaged," Degenaar said. "The damage is estimated at R250000." - Sapa

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