Taxis block roads while Buscor bus set alight

The EFF in Mpumalanga appeal for calmFollowing a dispute between bus company, Buscor and taxi associations, one bus was set on fire in Pienaar this morning.

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Taxis block roads while Buscor bus set alight
Torched bus.

Commuters were left stranded after multiple routes were blocked around Mbombela by taxi operators. It is reported that taxi operators are calling for busses to only commute for certain hours on a daily basis.

READ MORE | Taxi operations halted in Middelburg due to violent conflicts

Taxis block roads while Buscor bus set alight
Traffic on the R40 from Barberton.

Buscor’s Thomas Lubisi was contacted by Mpumalanga Mirror where he confirmed the bus incident. He said at the moment roads are still blocked. “Our busses are still blocked from operating but we are ready to continue and service our commuters with the help of law enforcement officers.”

Taxis block roads while Buscor bus set alight
The EFF in Mpumalanga calls for clam.

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