The South African Police Service (SAPS) has revealed that 12 people were killed in last week’s xenophobic attacks in Pretoria, Johannesburg and other places.
Though the nationalities of the deceased have not been revealed, SAPS said that the number may be reviewed later as investigations continue.
In a tweet, South Africa’s Eye Witness Report said:
The police have now confirmed that 12 people have died as a result of the recent outbreak of xenophobic violence. This number may be reviewed later as investigations continue.