Military veterans chalk up famous victory in water bill battle
Veterans rally to defend their water pipes, forcing council workers to evacuate after accounts mix-up
They may be retired, but a group of military veterans can still repel unwanted invaders.
The enemy, in this case, came in the shape of council workers who wanted to disconnect the veterans’ water at a housing compound in Belhar, Cape Town.
An apparent mix-up resulted in a tense standoff when City of Cape Town staff arrived to cut off various households in arrears...