Taxi drivers causing chaos in Mamelodi
Get the latest as taxi drivers continue to cause chaos in Mamelodi near Pretoria where Autopax buses are being prevented from running.
A Putco bus was shot at as violence escalated in Mamelodi, a News24 correspondent said.
The bus, carrying passengers, was allegedly shot at by four men in a car about 5km away from the intersection of Solomon Mahlangu Drive and Pretoria Road.
Unconfirmed reports indicated that the driver of the bus had been killed and a commuter injured.
The sister of the injured passenger said she received a phone call earlier on Friday morning while she was at home.
Minibus taxi drivers continued to barricade roads in Mamelodi near Pretoria on Friday morning, in protest against the introduction of the Autopax bus service in the area.
“We can confirm that roads are being barricaded with burning tyres,” Tshwane Metro Police spokesperson Isaac Mahamba told News24.