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newseNCA reports that a violent protest broke out on Friday at a Makro store in northern Johannesburg, according to a Thomson Reuters witness.  

The store is part of Massmart's Makro chain, whose employees have been on a wage strike for a week.  Marune Rossouw, a Thomson Reuters employee, said she was trapped inside the store with around 50 other people as protesting staff rampaged through the car park, throwing stones at cars.  A police spokesman could not immediately confirm the incident at the store.  A Massmart spokesman also could not immediately give confirmation.

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