Calm restored to Parkwood after protest

2018-06-07 11:11
A group of protesters stoned traffic lights on the Southfield side of Prince George Drive, opposite Parkwood. (Supplied)

A group of protesters stoned traffic lights on the Southfield side of Prince George Drive, opposite Parkwood. (Supplied)

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Calm has been restored to Parkwood in Cape Town following protest action in the area on Wednesday evening. 

Law enforcement agencies are monitoring the area. 

City of Cape Town law enforcement spokesperson Wayne Dyason said a group of protesters stoned traffic lights on the Southfield side of Prince George Drive, opposite Parkwood.

Read: Storehouses, tractors set alight as farm protests turn violent in Kirkwood

Dyason said protesters also set tyres on fire and stoned police officers. He said it was unclear what the protest was about. 

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