Cops on standby after Cape Town protest
Nielen Bottomley, News24
Cape Town - A service delivery protest in Cape Town that turned violent late on Thursday had died down by Friday morning. Cape Town police said.
“At the moment there are no protests and we are monitoring the situation,” said Yolanda Faro, deputy chief of the Cape Town metro police.
Protesters stoned cars, burned tyres and blockaded a section of the N2 late on Thursday evening.
Between 100 and 150 people took part in the protest on the highway near Cape Town International Airport.
A witness told News24 that cars were driving on the wrong side of the freeway to avoid the chaos. Faro said two men were injured in an accident.
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