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Watch: Foreign nationals storm Newcastle police station [video]

Andile Sicetsha - 09.06.2021

The large group of foreign nationals accused Newcastle police of murdering one of their own.

A video clip that’s since gone viral, showing how a large group of foreign nationals stormed the Newcastle police station, in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), has concerned many who’ve seen it.

Watch: Newcastle police station stormed by foreign nationals

The 22-second clip was filmed by one of the unidentified foreign nationals who actively participated in the illegal gathering. From what we can make out in the audio, the person recording the riot was heard accusing Newcastle police of murdering one of their own.

With no face masks clad, a large group of angry rioters could be seen trying to barge into the police precinct. The clip ends abruptly without a single police officer in sight.

Here is the clip that has since gone viral.

Swisher Post News contacted KZN police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele for clarity on the illegal gathering. However, at the time this article was published, she had not returned to our queries.

This is a developing story.