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15 December 2017 02:33 (South Africa)

Army moves in to Kya Sands

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

The army deployed about 10 armoured personnel carriers to Kya Sands in northern Johannesburg on Tuesday afternoon, in an attempt to dispel threats of xenophobic violence. Police confirmed that 11 people had been injured in attacks on Monday night and early Tuesday morning. The victims comprised five South Africans, four Zimbabweans and two Mozambicans. Read more: Eyewitness News

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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