Violent protest again flares up over Springtown housing

2016-12-05 12:26

Durban - Protestors in Springtown erected burning barricades and hurled stones at cars on Umgeni Road on Monday.

This follows similar action last week when protestors blocked the road after shacks were demolished in the informal settlement.

On Monday residents set fire to tires and refuse in the roadway before stoning cars, prompting metro police to intervene.

Traffic was partially obstructed while police officers attempted to clear the debris.

This is a developing story.

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