Calm restored after protesters take to the streets in Tshwane shutdown

Calm has been restored following service delivery protests in the informal settlement of Gomorrah, west of Pretoria.

Demonstrators clashed with police earlier on Thursday.

Police say they will remain there tonight to ensure violence does not flare up again.

EWN reporter Ahmed Kajee says a group of protesters petrol bombed a church and stole equipment.

We walked through the church earlier on, some of the benches have been ripped up for no apparent reason and all the crosses have been turned upside down. We spoke to the pastor earlier and he was very upset.

Ahmed Kajee, Reporter - EWN

Things have calmed down, residents from the informal settlement have moved back in.

Ahmed Kajee, Reporter - EWN

Air rangers are hovering over the informal settlement to keep an eye from an aerial perspective.

Ahmed Kajee, Reporter - EWN

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