NATIONAL NEWS - People were being evacuated from Festival Mall after lunchtime, the Kempton Express reports, following news that rubber bullets were being fired on potential looters along Pretoria Road in Kempton Park.
Although the crowd was being dispersed the fear was there they might regroup and cause more chaos, so roads remained closed.
The situation in Kempton Park central business district is tense following alleged clashes between South African and Nigerian nationals earlier on Tuesday afternoon.
Streets have been closed and there is a strong police and metro police presence monitoring the situation. Shots had been fired again at 13.35.
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The situation in the Kempton Park central business district had been tense all day following alleged clashes between South African and Nigerian nationals earlier on Tuesday.