Fuel price hike | NMB taxi operators fuming

Police had to come in and clear the taxi operators who blocked the roads during the early rush hour. Taxi operators say the high fuel prices are killing their businesses. eNCA's Nceba Ntlanganiso reports. #dstv403

GQEBERHA - Taxi operators embarked on a shutdown of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro on Thursday.

They were fuming over the high fuel prices, saying they can't operate in conditions where all they're working for goes to fuel.

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They blocked the N2 which connects Western Cape to the Eastern Cape.

Police said eight taxis were impounded and two taxi operators were arrested for public violence.

* eNCA's Nceba Ntlanganiso reports.


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