PORT ELIZABETH – The Democratic Alliance and the ANC have blamed each other for the violence at a council meeting in Nelson Mandela Bay.

Thursday’s meeting ended in chaos.

Two shots were heard during the confrontation.

Reports indicate that one councillor was hit on the head with a glass jar.

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Another councillor apparently fainted.

Police had to escort everyone out of the chamber.

Emergency services carried two members on stretchers.