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netcare911News24 reports that a security guard sustained critical injuries after protesting workers set fire to a building in Boksburg on Friday.  

Several other people were injured and vehicles and property were set alight.  The protest occurred in Yaldwyn Road, Jet Park, Boksburg, but it was not immediately clear who was involved in the action.  Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst confirmed that an ambulance helicopter had been dispatched on Friday afternoon to attend to the security guard, who had sustained serious burn wounds.  Netcare 911 treated nine patients, five of whom had sustained moderate injuries and three minor injuries.  Police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele confirmed the injuries and said the owner of the company and his wife had also been assaulted, along with other employees.  He said four cars and two trucks had been set alight.

  • Read the short original report by Sarah Evans at News24

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