Johannesburg - Police used teargas and rubber bullets to disperse a group of protesters in Thembelihle near Lenasia, south of Johannesburg on Tuesday, Gauteng police said.

Lieutenant Kay Makhubela said residents blocked the K558 road during a service delivery protest.

He said no arrests had been made and the road was being cleared.

“The police and Johannesburg metro police are at the scene. We will continue to monitor the situation,” he said.

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