Military veterans chalk up famous victory in water bill battle

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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

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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...

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