A group of residents are reportedly burning tyres.

Police are monitoring a protest in the Steenberg area that has been sparked by evictions.

A group of residents are reportedly burning tyres.

Several roads have been closed as a result.

The City of Cape Town’s Maxine Bezuidenhout says that authorities are on scene.

“We have reports of protesting in the area. Military Road between Prince George Drive and Flora Road has been closed to traffic. Motorists have been diverted by officials on scene.”