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18/01/2018 10:19 SAST | Updated 18/01/2018 10:44 SAST

'Ons Gaan Hulle Moer!' - Protesters Set To Clash At Hoërskool Overvaal

Police presence had increased outside the embattled school on Thursday morning - with about 10 police vehicles parked outside the school's main entrance.

Pontsho Mabena

On the second day of the Hoërskool Overvaal protest, there was a strong police presence at the school, as parents and protesters clashed outside. Surprisingly, there are no EFF members reported at the scene.

According to transformation committee's Mofokeng Tlhorsothere, a voice note has been circulating in which a group of white parents urged all white people to unite against protesters.

Tensions were high, and there were reports of heavily-armed farmers outside the school and clashes between parents and protesters.

Police presence had increased outside the embattled school by Thursday morning -- with about 10 police vehicles parked outside the school's main entrance. Some SAPS officials are patrolling the premises on motorbikes -- the situation seemed to have calmed down, and EFF members were nowhere to be seen.