Soweto residents protest against power cuts

2015-06-26 18:05
Johannesburg Metro Police. (File)

Johannesburg Metro Police. (File)

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Johannesburg - Diepkloof residents in Soweto on Friday went on a rampage, protesting against power cuts in their area, the Johannesburg metro police department said. 

They blocked the corner of Chris Hani and Coliender roads and pelted passing vehicles with stones, Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said. He advised motorists to stay away from the road. 

"Traffic is being diverted to the Golden Highway and Rand Show Road," he said.

Police officials were monitoring the situation.  

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