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Traffic chaos after truck is burnt during protest action in Dunoon

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Cape Town- There was a major disruption of traffic in Dunoon, Cape Town after a truck was set alight during a service delivery on Friday.

According to City of Cape Town traffic services spokesperson Richard Coleman, the protest started just after 07:00 and areas affected include the entire Dunoon, the N7, Koeberg and Malibongwe roads. 

Coleman said bus shelters have also been set alight by protesters. 

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The area remains volatile and law enforcement agencies are monitoring the situation.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut said tyres were also set alight during the protest and a vehicle was stoned. 

“No one has been arrested as yet. Our forces will remain in the area to maintain law and order,” Traut said.

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He said circumstances surrounding the public violence are being investigated.

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