Closed roads in Soweto as residents protest over lack of electricity



Motorists are warned about closed roads at Mofolo, North in Soweto, after residents took to the streets protesting over a lack of electricity in the area.
JMPD Spokesperson Wayne Minnaar says motorists can drive through Meadowlands as an alternative as Elias Motsoaledi road is closed and traffic is slow in Khumalo and Koma road.
“There is a protest at the moment which is affecting traffic in Soweto area. Elias Motsoaledi road is closed. There’s traffic between Khumalo road and Koma road. Motorists can drive through Meadowlands as an alternative route. Protesters are complaining over not having electricity. JMPD officers are on the scene assisting with the traffic.”

ALERT Soweto
Protest Action in Mofolo North. Elias Motsoaledi Rd in blocked off btwn Koma & Nxumalo. Also expect closures on Nxumalo btwn Elias Motsoaledi & Molapo Str next to U-Save. Motorists are advised to avoid & to use alternative routes. #JHBTraffic pic.twitter.com/riJ2IxdUha
— David Tembe (@AsktheChiefJMPD) December 6, 2019


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