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#FeesMustFall: A day of violence and frustration, in photos

#FeesMustFall: A day of violence and frustration, in photos

It was a tough day for everyone on Wednesday in Cape Town. Here's some of it in photos. By SHAUN SWINGLER for Daily Maverick Chronicle and EPA.

Protesters indicate that they protesting peacefully. (Shaun Swingler)

Photo: A protester shouts towards police after entering the Parliament compound. (Shaun Swingler)

Photo: A protester kicks at an police officer's riot shield. (Shaun Swingler)

Protesters broke through the gates of parliament and stun grenades were thrown. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Photo: Protesters sang struggle songs as police watched on. By Shaun Swingler.

A smaller group of protesters threw refuse into the streets of the CBD. (Shaun Swingler)

Police give chase to a group of protesters who have moved through the CBD. (Shaun Swingler)

A protester is arrested by the police. Photo Shaun Swingler.

Photo: A stun grenade is let off in the CBD. (Shaun Swingler)

A South African student clashes with police during violent protests in the parliament precinct, Cape Town, South Africa, 21 October 2015. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

 Several students and police were injured in the clashes. EPA/NIC BOTHMA


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