13 Jul 2017, Pretoria: The Daspoort tunnel, a major interlinking route between Pretoria North‚ Hartebeespoort and the CBD in Pretoria West, is blocked with protesters shooting at cars overnight. Police have started to push protesters back using rubber bullets.
The Protest started at around 01h00 on Thursday morning over water‚ electricity and sanitation issue.
Bremmer‚ Van der Hoff‚ Deborah‚ Theo Slabbert‚ Malie and Mineral streets are blocked with burning tyres. A truck was also set alight in Van der Hof.
The protesters are from the Gamorrah informal settlement in Pretoria West.
Unconfirmed reports stated some white residents‚ carrying guns‚ were gathering‚ saying they will protect their area.