Umlazi Roads re-opened after protests

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Durban - An angry mob of people blocked the exit and entrance to parts of Umlazi,south of Durban, with debris on Monday.

Mangosuthu Highway near V-section had been re-opened to traffic but not without the efforts of dedicated police officers said Durban Metro Police Senior superintendent Parboo Sewpersad.

"Early this morning an unknown amount of people barricaded the road with park benches, concrete blocks, broken glass and tree branches. When the police arrived the people had fled. The motive behind the protest is unknown They caused a considerable amount of damage to infrastructure,"he said.

Metro police had to hire specialised equipment like TLB trucks to remove most of the debris....

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