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Look where the bodies of two Tembisa residents have been found near by? Read the following.

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Two bodies were found near ATMs at a care center in Tembisa.


Letlhogonolo Moseki, the Community Safety MMC in Ekurhuleni, stated locals were killed while trying to blow up ATMs.


Some of the cars burned in Tembisa.


Some of the 16 destroyed automobiles were still ablaze on Tuesday.


Protesters burned the Tembisa client center.


Police and municipal officials searched the area as smoke billowed from four municipal tractors parked in the yard.


Four people were reportedly killed during a demonstration over high electricity prices, leaving many roads barricaded and the atmosphere tense.


The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department (EMPD) has turned over its inquiry into four deaths during a protest in Tembisa on Monday.


Only one of the four dead has been identified by relatives, said EMPD spokesperson Kelebogile Thepa.


Their deaths were undetermined, she said.


Her words:


Only unsubstantiated charges. We'll let [South African Police Service] investigate the death further.


Thepa stated Tembisa locals marched Monday. Some say residents are fed up with rising electricity prices.

Thepa added officers will maintain strong visibility to protect government and private property.


story teller 2.0 claimed sporadic looting, but Thepa couldn't identify the establishments.


The demonstrators also burned an Ekurhuleni Municipality Customer Care Centre and municipal and private vehicles.


Police dispersed protestors with rubber rounds earlier with no injuries.



Gauteng's Tembisa station.


IPID spokesperson Lizzy Suping said Monday evening that no inquiry had been begun. She stated IPID was gathering information.

Tania Campbell, mayor of Ekurhuleni, denounced the vandalism. She said the mayoral committee and residents discussed a memorandum last week. She said the conference "crashed and burned"

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