Khayelitsha residents protest after Metrorail cuts electricity connections

Firefighters and police officers were called out this morning to a protest in Site C over electricity cuts. Photo by Masixole Feni.

In the early hours of 25 November, residents stoned a bakkie and burned tyres on the railway tracks, forcing commuters to find alternative transport to work. Scores of commuters had to walk from Site C station to Mandalay station to catch a train.