BREAKING: 3 Nigerians Seriously Wounded In Fresh Xenophobic Attacks In South Africa

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SAHARANEWS – Three Nigerians on Tuesday suffered injuries from fresh xenophobic attacks in different locations of Witbank, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, the Nigerian community has said.



Spokesperson of the Nigeria Union, South Africa (NUSA), Odefa Ikele, told newsmen on the telephone from Witbank, that the attacks started in the early hours of the morning.

Tuesday’s attacks are coming on the heels of efforts by Presidents Muhammadu Buhari and Cyril Ramaphosa to ensure they found an amicable and lasting solution to the xenophobia in the latter’s country.

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Such peace efforts saw Buhari visiting Ramaphosa and holding a town hall meeting with the Nigerian community.

“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,” Ikele said.

According to NUSA, the affected Nigerians took refuge at the police station at Witbank.

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Details of the incident are still sketchy but NUSA also said police in the area have intervened and warned people to stay away from the central business district in the town.



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