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Residents shutdown Nelspruit over high fuel prices

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Major highways including the N4 have been blocked off by protestors in Mbombela (Nelspruit) in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 06 July 2022.

Social media users tweeted about a national shutdown against the high fuel prices the country is faced with but this could not be immediately confirmed.

TRAC N4 Toll Route confirmed that the N4 route was closed between Kanyamazane and Karino interchange due to the strike.

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#NationalShutdown has been trending on social media for a while with calls for South Africans to strike against high fuel prices on Wednesday as new increased fuel prices take effect.

Images sent to SA Trucker show trucks parked across different roads to block traffic.

Mbombela shutdown
Images sent to SA Trucker show trucks parked across different roads to block traffic. Photo supplied

Roads currently blocked in and around Nelspruit:

* Intersection at the Sasol garage as well as N4 blocked about 2km from Karino
* Taxis blocked Police Station in Bester Street
* Road is blocked on R40 at Bosch Street off ramp
* Road blocked in Andrew Street
* Wolfaart Road obstructed with rocks
* Plaston Road at the three way stop blocked
* Petrol depot at Platsak blocked
* N4 split on the bridge
* Bosch Street at SAB breweries blocked
* R40 Robot between SARS and Crossings
* Instersection at Union Motors.

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This is a developing story.

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