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looters vandalise shops, destroy ticket booths at the Johannesburg Park Station


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Security men and law enforcement officials have rushed to the scene of Johannesburg Park Station to contain a situation that has gotten out of hand.
Reports have surfaced of an alleged looting incident that took place at the Johannesburg Park Station, on Tuesday afternoon. Law enforcement authorities were called to the transit station after a gang of unknown looters rushed inside and randomly attacked commuters and the shops.


The Johannesburg Park Station has has been vandalized by a group of criminals. According to security personnel stationed there, a number of criminals forcibly entered the station attacking and looting some of the shops, breaking glass access gates, tickets windows and cars. M.M pic.twitter.com/t06WmYmxE7
— Jozi FM (@jozifm) November 19, 2019
While it is still a bit too early to get the full extent of the damage, it is believed that stores that service commuters have been broken into and looted, the glass of the access gates to platforms has been broken and ticketing windows have been shattered too.

The Johannesburg Park Station has just been vandalized by a group of criminals #JHBTraffic

Photo cred: Prasa Security pic.twitter.com/ytaBX2zczm
— KayaTraffic (@KayaTraffic) November 19, 2019
While the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has yet to reveal the financial damage caused by the unknown vandals, it confirmed that order has temporarily been restored at the Johannesbrug Park Station and train services are expected to contiune as per normal.