Protest storm brewing in Protea Glen

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Soweto residents are accusing city officials of ignoring their requests for help to rebuild their houses.

JOHANNESBURG - Police are monitoring the situation in Protea Glen, Soweto, after residents vowed to intensify protests.

Residents gathered on Thursday morning but police dispersed them.

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They&39;re accusing city officials of ignoring their requests for help to rebuild their houses.

Hundreds of families have been left destitute after a hail storm battered parts of Johannesburg.

Mayor Herman Mashaba has appealed for calm.