Cape Town water crisis force cops to target new breed of criminals

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2018.02.14. 12:55
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Drastic efforts are underway in Cape Town, South Africa to prevent the city from running out of water. The government has declared the crisis a national disaster. City officials say they may be forced to shut off water taps on June 4. Debora Patta reports....



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