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Part of Beyers Naude Drive has been closed due to violent protests by residents of the Zandspruit informal settlement. File picture: Wesley Fester

Johannesburg - Protesters in Zandspruit, near Honeydew, were throwing stones at cars, resulting in the closure of Beyers Naude Drive on Monday, Johannesburg metro police said.

Residents wanted better service delivery in the area, said Captain Tsekiso Mofokeng .

“No cases were opened and no injuries were reported, “Mofokeng said.

Senior Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said Beyers Naude Drive was closed off between Johan road and Pieter road.

Minnaar advised motorists to use alternative routes such as Johan road.

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