Mothotlung: Fourth person dead after protests

Residents of Mothotlung protested over the lack of water in the area. (Gallo)

Residents of Mothotlung protested over the lack of water in the area. (Gallo)

A fourth person has died following violent clashes in Mothotlung over access to water, Jacaranda FM News reported on Monday.

Damonsville community leader Paul Hendricks said the man died early on Monday.

"He was shot in the head with live ammunition and taken to Ga-Rankuwa hospital where the bullet was removed," he was quoted as saying.

The man was in a coma and later died.

According to SABC radio news, the 36-year-old man spent seven days in the intensive care unit of hospital. He was injured during clashes last week. His family confirmed the death.

SABC also reported that he had died, quoting his brother.

Three others who were killed during the service delivery protest in Mothotlung were buried at the weekend.

Two protesters were shot dead, allegedly by police, while another man died after allegedly being pushed out moving police vehicle.  – Sapa

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