What appears to be an Uber taxi has been set alight in Pretoria outside the Hatfield Gautrain Station as violence continues to escalate between Uber drivers and metered taxi drivers.
Another Uber taxi set alight in Arcadia Pretoria pic.twitter.com/vIjNcWR4wK— 84th Ntsowe (@Ntsowe84th) September 13, 2017
Social media videos show the vehicle burning:
Another uber gets smoked.— Thato Sihlali (@Epignostic) September 13, 2017
Arcadia, Pretoria pic.twitter.com/6dPPPxQoxa
☄Metered taxis and uber at war- Near Sheraton Hotel Pretoria. Car set alight again .
Public Servant News Network Pretoria— Public Servant (@PublicServantPT) September 13, 2017
Tshwane Emergency Services told HuffPost SA that the flaming vehicle was extinguished at 16:00 this afternoon, but wouldn't confirm whether the car was, in fact, an Uber vehicle.
The Pretoria attack comes less than a week after an Uber was set alight in the Sandton CBD.
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