Xenophobic attacks hit South Africa

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- regionweek.com | a month ago

At least 50 cars were either damaged or set alight, while several foreign and local-owned shops were looted or damaged.

Police fired tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades in an attempt to quell the unrest on Monday. Many of the targeted shops are reported to be owned by foreign nationals, the BBC reported.

Julius Malema, the famous opposition member in South Afrca has condemned these xenophobic attacks in foreigners and called for restraint.

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