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18 Aug 2014
8:06 am

Riverlea protest underway

A protest by residents in Riverlea, south west of Johannesburg, is underway on Nasrec Road near the N17, metro police said on Monday.

FILE PICTURE: Residents seen during a protest. Picture: Alaister Russell

“There are protesters throwing stones at passing cars and burning tyres,” Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said.

Motorists were urged to use alternative routes.

The protests began around 6am, Minnaar said.

The reason for the protest was not immediately clear.