Protesters in Khayelitsha, Cape Town have forced the closure of Baden Powell drive between the N2 and Jaftha K Masemole after burning a Shoprite Checkers truck in the middle of the road.
Not far from where the truck was burnt two busses were also set alight.
Guys please look after yourselves in Khayelitsha, infect the whole of Khayelitsha is on strike. All the exiting to N2, R300, N2 Mew Way, Baden Powell
Are closed pic.twitter.com/fgP6Zseyiv
— Thobela (@thobelawem) November 12, 2020
R300 was also closed between Hindle road and the N2 from early morning.
N2 towards Cape Town was closed at Macassar road while N2 outbound was closed at Borcheds Quarry. The R300 link to N2 Somerset West is closed at both directions.
Protest Action update:
N2 inbound is closed at Macassar road. The N2 outbound is closed at Borcheds Quarry.
R300 link to N2 Somerset West is closed at both directions. pic.twitter.com/uFaAtFjBSB
— RIOT & ATTACK info South Africa (@RiotAndAttackSA) November 12, 2020