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More than 25,000 troops deployed to control the situation in South Africa

International desk
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South Africa
South Africa's government has deployed more than 25,000 troops, killing more than 100 people in ongoing looting and violence.

As of Thursday, the administration had confirmed 117 deaths in the country. More than 2,000 people have been arrested for breaking the law.

Although security has been tightened, looting is not stopping. For this reason, many people are guarding their shops, businesses and assets with weapons.

According to the government, work is being done to stop the looting as well as to address the food crisis. Additional troops have been deployed in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng provinces to control the situation.

The movement has been going on for weeks, demanding the release of former President Jacob Zuma; Which later turned into violent.

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