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Published: Saturday May 10, 2014 MYT 3:56:42 PM
Updated: Saturday May 10, 2014 MYT 3:58:12 PM

South African army dispatched to quell post-election protests - ENCA

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The South African army was deployed overnight into a Johannesburg township to quell post-election protests that had turned violent, broadcaster eNCA said on Saturday.

Earlier, police had used stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse residents of the Alexandra township north of Johannesburg, who had blocked roads on Friday with burning tyres, the broadcaster added.

(Reporting by David Dolan; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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