Commuters at the Nyanga terminus in Cape Town were left stranded on Friday, May 27, as they watched their bus burn. It is alleged that a Golden Arrow bus and a vehicle caught fire.
[WATCH] A bus and a small vehicle caught fire this morning at the Nyanga terminus, leaving bus commuters stranded. Meanwhile, four men were spotted at a bus stop in Landsdowne, near Old Crossroads, with stones and what appeared to be a petrol bomb.
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Golden Arrow has in the meantime confirmed the incident indicating that a further 10 busses also suffered extensive damage after being pelted with stones. One passenger was also left with minor injuries. According to the bus company, it would appear that this incident is linked to the impounding of a number of taxi’s in Nyanga on Thursday, May 27.
In another incident that also transpired on Friday, a Golden Arrow official was attacked in Philippi and his company vehicle was set alight.
Meanwhile, Golden Arrow will operate from the Nyanga police station until tension has eased in the area.
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