WATCH:De Doorns strike blocks N1 traffic

The chaos erupted this morning when a large group of rioters took to the N1 highway and began pelting passing cars with stones.
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Highway traffic has been affected on the N1 in De Doorns, by groups of looters who have been stoning cars and stealing goods from abandoned freight trucks.

Videos have surfaced on social media, showing large groups of rioters causing havoc on the N1 in De Doorns, Western Cape. The chaos erupted this morning when a large group of rioters believed to be disgruntled farm workers from the area took to the N1 highway and started pelting passing cars with stones.

Some of the truck drivers  were forced to stop and avoid losing control. This has only exacerbated the situation.

Rioters were filmed looting some of the trucks making off with electronics and other valuables. Law enforcement authorities have yet to contain the situation.

There has been no official word from the leadership of the rioters but the unrest was allegedly orchestrated by disgruntled farmworkers.

More: The South African

 

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