N2 road near King William’s Town blocked by residents protesting for housing

Hundreds of Breidbach residents have blocked the N2 near King William’s Town in protest over service delivery grievances including the provision of houses.

Breidbach residents have blockaded the N2 between King William’s Town and East London during a service delivery protest Picture: MAMELA GOWA

Acting BCM mayor Helen Neale-May has requested the residents to call off the protest however the crowd shouted “No”. The residents shouted “We want houses”.

As part of their grievances, they also want Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle and President Jacob Zuma to address them.

Due to the protest, the N2 near the Berlin turn-off has been closed off.

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