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Residents block all exit points in Eersterus protest

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WEB_PHOTO_PROTESTS_18042018: MAHIKENG, 18 April 2018 - Protesters in the township of Montshiwa, Mahikeng in the North West are burning tyres blocking various parts of the area. At this stage it is not yet clear what the protesters are demanding. © Provided by eNCA MAHIKENG, 18 April 2018 - Protesters in the township of Montshiwa, Mahikeng in the North West are burning tyres blocking various parts of the area. At this stage it is not yet clear what the protesters are demanding.

JOHANNESBURG – About 200 residents in Eersterus, Pretoria have barricaded roads with burning tyres.

Tshwane Central police spokesperson, Warrant Officer Johan van Byk said police were deployed to the scene

Van Byk said residents blocked all entrances and exit routes in the area.

Police said the motive of the protest was unknown at this stage.

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