Army deployed in Du Noon over fears of xenophobic violence

By Andy Rice 30 June 2010

The army was deployed in Du Noon on Tuesday in an operation linked to rumours about xenophobic violence erupting after the World Cup. National police spokeswoman Sally de Beer confirmed that the army had been deployed, but said that "we cannot tell the public what the operation is about".  Read more: IOL


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