Nortech students riot due to lack of water

Students at Northern Technical College (NORTEC) in Ndola are rioting due to lack of water at the government college, among other problems. Student also want the principle to be removed.

Police have moved in and were 9 hours local time firing teargas at students. Students are fighting back using stones.

All shops at Kanshenshi shopping complex have been closed as traders scampered for their lives and the shopping more has been engulfed in tear gas.

More than 3000 students are taking part in the fight with police.

Student have blocked all roads by burning tyres on roads.

There has been no water supply at the college for the past one week.

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