Joburg protesters stone passing cars

2015-07-11 23:13


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Johannesburg - A group of protesters near Vlakfontein, south of Johannesburg, have thrown stones at passing cars on the Golden Highway on Saturday night, metro police said. 

"It has been reported that some vehicles have been damaged and motorists should avoid the area," Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said. 

He said motorists should use the N1 highway or the K43. 

It could not be immediately confirmed how big the group was, or what they were protesting against, but it appeared it could be related to an electricity issue.

The protest ended around 22:30 when power was restored in the area, according to Minnaar.

He said officers were still monitoring the area.

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