A truck has been stoned on Malibongwe drive during violent protests by residents of an informal settlement in Kya Sands in Randburg, North of Johannesburg. It’s not yet clear what the protest is about. Motorists are being advised to avoid the area as the protest is continuing.
Johannesburg Metro Police Spokesperson Tessa Adam says, “The road is closed at Malibongwe, and then Malibongwe and River. The road has been diverted into Cosmo City, via South Africa road. Please all motorists avoid this area. Thus far a truck has been stoned. Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) is in full force there, with South African Police Service (SAPS) as well.”