Chaos erupted at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s (UKZN) Westville campus early on Wednesday.
Videos of students wearing balaclavas and with T-shirts covering their faces as they faced off with university security personnel circulated on social media.
A UKZN official said members of public order policing unit had been deployed to the campus to restore calm.
[WATCH] #UKZN students clash with members of the university's security personnel #Mi7 at the #Westville campus on Wednesday morning. A UKZN official told @TimesLIVE that Public Order Police had been deoplyed to the campus to restore calm. pic.twitter.com/djA2jEBoUR
— Orrin Singh (@orrin417) February 19, 2020
In a statement on Wednesday‚ UKZN said the academic programme would continue despite interruptions.
Students reportedly remain aggrieved by issues surrounding historic debt and financial exclusion.
This is a developing story.
By: Orrin Singh
Source: TMG Digital.