At least 121 people are dead in South Africa and 2556 have been arrested after a week of rioting and looting following the arrest of former President Jacob Zuma, who is accused of corruption (GP reported).
Massive lines formed before supermarkets, as the government struggled to restore order.
Een van die ernstige gevolge van die afgelope week se boewery… pic.twitter.com/EqiTC0bgdC
— Kallie Kriel (@kalliekriel) July 16, 2021
Military convoys finally arrived in KwaZulu-Natal province after almost a week which saw overwhelmed police beg civilians for help and ammo.
Military vehicles passing through Umhlangane Road in Avoca earlier today.
: Prishan Assaram pic.twitter.com/ZMHNdVG8Sh
— Dasen Thathiah (@DasenThathiah) July 16, 2021
Police escorts brought much-needed fuel to local gas stations after fuel looting.
— RIOT & ATTACK info South Africa (@RiotAndAttackSA) July 15, 2021
President Cyril Ramaphosa visited KwaZulu-Natal