South Africa wakes up to anti-foreigner violence | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, September 04, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:52 AM, September 04, 2019

South Africa wakes up to anti-foreigner violence

South African police patrolled central Johannesburg yesterday after the financial capital was hit by a new wave of anti-foreigner violence. Rocks, bricks and rubber bullets strewed the empty streets of Alexandra after mobs plundered the township overnight, burning and looting the shops in their path.  AFP photographers in Alexandra said police presence remained heavy and that rubber bullets were still being fired to disperse the crowds. The police were scheduled to meet with community leaders later yesterday. 

 

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