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2012-04-12 14:06

Scores of Missionvale residents in Port Elizabeth barricaded the Old Uitenhage Road with burning logs and rocks to protest what they term 'discrimination in the provision of services' by the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.WATCH

Johannesburg - Protesters barricaded the R75 between Despatch and Port Elizabeth with burning tyres on Monday, Eastern Cape police said.

"Apparently they are protesting about service delivery of housing and transport for their children to and from school," police spokesperson Basil Seekoei said.

"Tyres are burning and the councillor for the area is addressing 500 to 1 000 people on the matter."

Police were on the scene.

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