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Several roads in George closed due to protest

Aug 16, 2018
Several roads in George closed due to protest

The George Municipality on Thursday said that several roads in George were closed because of a protest.

"The following roads: Cradock, Market, Hibernia and York, are currently closed due to unlawful actions," said George Municipality spokesperson, Debra Sauer.

"George traffic officials are on the scenes to divert traffic.

"Motorists are requested to avoid these areas and use alternative routes where possible.

"Updates will be provided on the municipal facebook pages, twitter, municipal app and via media."

On Wednesday, the municipality said that it had met with representatives from the taxi industry to try and diffuse a taxi strike that began on Monday.