Information reaching our news desk has is that furious protesting students set has ablaze Mangosuthu University of Technology over NSFAS funding.
A video that surfaced on social media showed the moment the institution was engulfed in flames.
A quick response from the members of the Public Order Police Unit and other authorities brought the situation to stability.
“There was just a fire, the fire is attended and they are suspecting 20 students that were suspended.
“Our policemen are there and we will get more information. The fire department, SAPS, and metro police are there. All is quiet now.”
Communication from MUT says that all classes will be suspended today and all the planned examinations for today are suspended. All staff and students should not go to campus today.