King Mswati alleged to have fled Eswatini amid violent protests

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A number of people have taken to social media after reports that King Mswati III of Eswatini has fled the kingdom after pro-democracy protests turned into chaos.

Unconfirmed reports say protesters went on the rampage and set fire to several shops in Matsapha.

Several people have allegedly been injured.

This is a developing story. SABC News will update as more details become available.