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South African police disperse crowd calling for aid after flooding

‘Climate change is here,’ says President Ramaphosa after 300 died in eastern city of Durban

Police in South Africa have used stun grenades to disperse a crowd calling for more and better official aid for victims of the lethal floods earlier this week.

The demonstration on Thursday briefly blocked a major highway in the eastern city of Durban, where more than 300 people have died in flooding in recent days.

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