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South Africa: Four killed at protest over water shortages

22 January 2014 Last updated at 12:37 GMT

The issue of police brutality in South Africa has once again reared its head, after four people were killed following a protest over water shortages.

It happened earlier this week at a township in one of South Africa's drought-hit regions.

According to a police watchdog report in 2013, more than 430 incidents due to police action resulted in deaths.

Nomsa Maseko reports.

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