RUSTENBURG - Two trucks were set alight at Ikemeleng in Kroondal, near Rustenburg in the North West province, as a violent protest continued on Monday.
The Bleskop-Kroondal road leading to several mines in the area was barricaded with tree branches, logs, rocks and other debris.
Residents, mostly youth, started protesting last week, demanding that a high school be built in Ikemeleng; they also wanted to be addressed by North West Premier Job Mokgoro.
Police spokesperson captain Elsabe Augoustides said two trucks had been torched since the protest started.
"Two trucks were torched. One chrome truck and a smaller truck," she said.