Road in Benoni blocked by protesting residents

Snake Road, between the N12 and the N17, has been blocked off to traffic.

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JOHANNESBURG - There are reports of a protest in Wattville, Benoni, on the East Rand this morning.

A resident says he couldn’t go to work this morning due to the protest.

“People were singing along the road. I tried to come out for work, but I couldn’t. There were no taxis or cars as roads were blockaded.”

It’s not clear why residents have taken to the street. Snake Road, between the N12 and the N17, has been blocked off to traffic.

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)