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protestThe Citizen reports that motorists were warned on Tuesday morning to stay off the R511, west of Pretoria leading to Hartbeestpoort, following a protest by a group of employees from RCL food company.  

Police spokesperson Constable Tumisang Moloto said the employees had barricaded the road with rocks and burning tyres.  He added:  “Allegations suggests that this incident is the result of a wage dispute between the company and the unions.  Public order police unit is on scene monitoring the situation and also working closely with other law enforcement agencies to open the road for free flow of traffic.”  Moloto also indicated that the situation was under control and no one had been arrested.

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