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CT protesters block N2

People are burning tyres on the stretch of the highway and police officers are on scene.

Western CapeTraffic Chief Kenny Africa. Picture: EWN

CAPE TOWN - The N2 highway near Borchards Quarry has been closed due to a protest.

People are burning tyres on the stretch of the highway and police officers are on scene.

Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa said, "Both sides of the N2 are currently closed. It will take a while before the road is reopened because we still need to clear it."

Demonstrators also blocked parts of the R300.

Police, traffic officials and firefighters are on the scene keeping an eye on the activities.

A burning truck lies on the opposite road with charred container toilets scattered close by.

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