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Nigerians injured as fresh xenophobic attack rocks South Africa



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
“ 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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