South Africa to deploy army in Johannesburg to fight anti-immigrant violence

By REUTERS
April 21, 2015 14:22

 
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South Africa will deploy the army to the township of Alexandra in the country's biggest commercial city of Johannesburg, the Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said on Tuesday.

Mapisa-Nqakula said a Zimbabwean couple was shot at in the township on Monday night. A Mozambican national was also killed in the area on Saturday in latest wave of anti-immigrant violence that has so far claimed seven lives.

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