Rubber bullets fired as Bekkersdal protests intensify

Mayhem has erupted on the streets of the West Rand town of Bekkersdal.

JOHANNESBURG - Disgruntled Bekkersdal residents intensified their service delivery protests on Wednesday.

Police also confirmed the use of rubber bullets to disperse crowds.

Residents have been blocking roads demanding electricity.

Some residents say they've had lengthy discussions with authorities.

But they still don't have access to power.

Reporter Slindelo Masikane is tracking the story.

Residents of Bekkersdal on the West Rand are protesting against a lack of service delivery.