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Johannesburg - Residents of Pienaar in Mpumalanga blocked roads and protested against a construction company they accused of not employing local people, police said on Tuesday.

“They placed obstacles such as rocks and tree stumps on the road next to the police station on Tuesday morning. They accused a company constructing a road in the area of not employing enough local people,” said police spokesman Brigadier Selvy Mohlala.

He added that there were no reports of destruction to property.

No arrests have been made.

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