Farm attacks on the increase in Western Cape - AfriForum

- | 8 months ago

While announcing that 184 farm attacks and 20 farm murders had taken place in South Africa since the start of the year, lobby group AfriForum has cautioned against making one dimensional conclusions about why farm attacks are committed.

The 184 attacks and 20 murders were recorded from January 1 to May 31 this year, according to AfriForum.  Furthermore, it said 51 incidents had occurred in Gauteng, making it the province with the highest number of attacks.

 During a media briefing on Tuesday, AfriForum’s head of community safety Ian Cameron said that the North West (28 attacks) and Limpopo (27 attacks) joined Gauteng as the provinces with the highest number of farm attacks, which included farm murders.

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