Death and Injury in Fresh Violence in Johannesburg

One person has been killed in violence in the Johannesburg city centre, according to police. Gauteng police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele said five people had been injured when a group of men, some of them wielding sticks, pangas and tree branches, marched through the city centre after disrupting a meeting in which Inkatha Freedom Party President Emeritus Mangosuthu Buthelezi spoke to hostel residents following a week of deadly xenophobic violence.

One person died and 5 others were injured in fresh unrest in the Johannesburg CBD on September 8, 2019.

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