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The Mercury: Community ‘wants justice’ after baby dies during protest

Kwa-Zulu Natal | 2 June 2017, 9:08pm
Zimasa Matiwane, The Mercury
Durban – An independent pathologist will carry out a post-mortem on 2-week-old baby Jayden Khoza, who died after police fired tear gas during a protest at Foreman Road informal settlement on Monday.


The community had been holding a protest about service delivery challenges in the settlement when police allegedly fired tear gas near shacks.

According to baby Jayden’s parents, the infant had been sleeping in his parents’ shack when tear gas entered it and thereafter the child stopped breathing.  Continue reading