Three injured in protest action, Kimberly. Picture: Supplied by ER24

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Three injured in protest action, Kimberly

JOHANNESBURG, July 12 – Three people were injured on Thursday afternoon, following a protest in Kimberley, paramedics said.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said when paramedics arrived at the scene after receiving reports that three people were injured by rocks during the protest action, they found that a man had sustained a wound to his head while a woman had sustained a fracture to her ankle.

“Both patients were treated for their injuries for their injuries and were thereafter transported to Mediclinic Gariep for further treatment. A third man was transported privately to a nearby hospital,” said Meiring.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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