Angry residents block off Beyers Naude Drive

2011-03-30 07:11

A group of protesting residents blocked off Beyers Naude Drive near Honeydew in the northwest of Johannesburg this morning, metro police said today.

“Motorists are advised to avoid the area as there are officers present and the road had to be blocked off,” said Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar.

The protest started shortly before 6am and the residents were throwing stones and burning tyres on Beyers Naude Drive and Peter Road.

Details about the protest were not available, but a large contingent of police were at the scene at 6.30am.

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