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01 Feb 2019 | 09:54 AM UTC

South Africa: Ongoing protest in Durban February 1

South Africa News Alert

Protesters block the N2 highway leading to Durban International airport (DUR) February 1 ; significant transportation disruptions

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/1/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/2/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Johannesburg). COUNTRY/REGION Durban

Event

A protest is ongoing in Durban as of the morning (local time) of Friday, February 1, with protesters blocking the N2 highway leading to the city's King Shaka International Airport (DUR) with burning tyres. It remains unclear what sparked the unrest. Police force are on the scene and have urged motorists to use alternative roads.

Advice

Individuals in Durban are advised to avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution and budget additional time to reach their destination if traveling through the affected area.

 

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