Ten people were trampled to death during a stampede at a looted shopping mall in Soweto, Johannesburg as police and military eventually responded to the chaos, firing stun grenades and rubber bullets to try to halt the unrest. …
Many of the deaths in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal occurred in chaotic stampedes as thousands of people stole food, electric appliances, liquor and clothing from stores …
Police were investigating deaths caused by explosions when people tried to break into ATM machines, as well as other fatalities caused by shootings.
This is next level looting pic.twitter.com/KfpRZmnBJ4
— Karin Morrow (@rinmor) July 12, 2021
A whole mall in flames in Pietermaritzburg. pic.twitter.com/MKAyqAcOZS
— Roman Cabanac (@RomanCabanac) July 12, 2021
Some Indian and White property owners resorted to firing to protect their shops from looting as chaos and looting is happening in many major cities of South Africa. pic.twitter.com/2ZCC58yPgv
— Enemy Slayer (@EnemySlayer24_7) July 12, 2021
Indians killing any black person in the Phoenix community @PresidencyZA you could have prevented all this last night, this is no longer about Zuma but people are hungry while you're busy enjoying the luxury! Tell them to come for me #BlackLivesMatter #ShutdownSA #ShutdownKZN pic.twitter.com/FtVa7wVEmC
— mapreehh . (@CocoBrownShugah) July 12, 2021
Black looting matters. Remember how the left so stoutly denied that “white lives matter” or “all lives matter”? That those sentiments were racist? It all makes more sense now.
hat-tip Stephen Neil