The South African government on Monday deployed soldiers to assist the police to quell rampant looting of businesses across the country.
The looting started a few days after the country’s former president, Jacob Zuma, was committed to a correctional facility to serve 15 months for contempt of court.
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Below are some pictures showing scenes of destruction at the Sam Ntuli Mall in Katlehong, a township in the Gauteng Province located 28 km southeast of Johannesburg. The pictures were posted on the Twitter handle @KingKAzania: