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Metrorail suspends services over Mzimhlophe protest

The Soweto Highway has also been affected after residents burnt tyres to protest against evictions.

The Soweto Highway has been closed by protesting residents in Mzimhlophe with burning tyres. Picture: @LillyAnn_Mfokng

JOHANNESBURG - Metrorail suspended services in parts of Soweto until further notice due to a protest in Mzimhlophe on Monday morning.

The Soweto Highway has also been affected after residents burnt tyres to protest against evictions.

Commuters have been urged to make alternative transport arrangements.

Metrorail's Lillian Mofokeng says police are monitoring the protest.

“The situation will be closely monitored and we will resume our services when it’s safe.”

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)

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