Road reportedly blocked over dispute between Salelavalu and Salelologa

Savai’i residents heading to the wharf to board the Lady Samoa were stuck in traffic as the road was blocked between Salelologa and Salelavalu this morning. 

According to reports out of Savai’i; men between Salelologa blocked the road near Salelavalu.

Rocks were reportedly thrown.

It’s been reported that while other vehicles were damaged; others were stopped and searched. 

Videos posted online indicate that Church Ministers attempted to calm the situation between the villages. 

Police have been called.

Efforts to get official comments as to what action have been taken by the Police have been unsuccessful. 

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