Protest rocks QwaQwa

Roads in Qwaqwa in the Free State were barricaded with stones and burning tyres this morning.

According to reports, residents started protesting in the early hours of this morning.

Schools have reportedly released learners to go home, and few employees went to work as there is no transport in the area.

In the area of Phuthaditjhaba a car has also reportedly been set alight morning.

There is a strong police presence. Updates to follow.

OFM News/Tumelo Khotha