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14 Jun 2019 | 08:53 AM UTC

South Africa: Ongoing protests in Johannesburg June 14

South Africa News Alert

Protests reported near Johannesburg’s Lanseria International Airport (HLA) June 14; significant traffic disruptions ongoing

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/14/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/14/2019, 11:59 PM (UTC). COUNTRY/REGION Lanseria International Airport (HLA)

Event

Protests have been reported near Johannesburg's Lanseria International Airport (HLA) as of Friday morning (local time), June 14, leading to traffic disruptions in the area. Protesters who intend to denounce a lack of provision of basic services are marching on the Malibongwe Drive, Pelindaba Road and Ashenti Road, which lead to the airport. Localized transportation disruptions can be expected over the coming hours amid heightened security presence. Clashes between protesters and police cannot be ruled out.

Similar protests are possible over the coming days.  

Advice

Individuals in the affected area are advised to monitor developments of the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, prepare for consequent traffic disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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