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Nigerians injured as fresh xenophobic attack rocks South Africa

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Three Nigerians were among other foreign nationals who on Tuesday suffered from fresh xenophobic attacks on foreigners in different locations of Witbank, Mpumanlaga Province ,
South Africa , the Nigerian community, has said.
The national spokesperson for the Nigeria Union, South Africa , Mr Odefa Ikele, told the News Agency of Nigeria on the telephone that the attacks started in the early hours of Tuesday.
Tuesday’ s attacks are coming on the heels of
efforts by Presidents Muhammadu Buhari and
Cyril Ramaphosa to ensure they found amicable
and lasting solution to xenophobia in South
Africa.
“ Groups made up of community members and
taxi drivers went to different areas in Witbank
attacking foreign – owned businesses and foreigners.
“ Three Nigerians are injured , but no death case
for now. Some of our nationals are seeking refuge at Witbank Police Station, ’’ he said.
According to NUSA , the affected Nigerians are
still taking refuge at the police station at
Witbank .
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