Joburg Free Zuma Protests Intensify With Shots Fired At Vehicles And Cars Torched (Videos)

However, the JMPD reported on Twitter that there were more closures between Benrose and Cleveland due to "continuing rioting in the area." “Reports of gunfire being fired at passing vehicles” were also reported.

Joburg Free Zuma Protests Intensify With Shots Fired At Vehicles And Cars Torched (Videos)-SurgeZirc SA
Johannesburg Streets/Photo File: Twitter

The M2 highway in Johannesburg was shut down early Sunday morning after protests swept across Gauteng late Saturday night.

According to Johannesburg Metro Police Department spokesperson Wayne Minnaar, the motorway was closed in both directions in the Denver expansion area. After demonstrators set fire to tyres and blocked the road, this happened.

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However, the JMPD reported on Twitter that there were more closures between Benrose and Cleveland due to “continuing rioting in the area.” “Reports of gunfire being fired at passing vehicles” were also reported.

On Jules Street in Jeppestown, a structure caught fire, which appeared to be related to the protests in the region. Several protests are also taking in the CBD area with streets being closed.

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Zakes Thekwane
Zakes Thekwane
17 days ago

It seems the affected areas is mostly places where there are lot of hostels n shacks ?