Four Somali citizens burnt to death in South Africa
At least Four Somali citizens burnt to death when their shop in a South African was set alight by a mob as violence against foreign immigrants spread, a witness said.
Confirming the incident, Abdinur Hussein, one of the Somali immigrants in South Africa, told Radio Shabelle the 4 Somali businessmen were killed in Cape town by anti-immigrant mob.
The four victims were brutally killed in separate attacks in Cape Town after local armed with pistols and machetes attacked their businesses.
Continuing, Somali embassy in South Africa has turned a blind eye to the crises and the increasing killings against Somali nationals in xenophobia attacks.
Deadly clashes between immigrants and locals often flare in South Africa, as impoverished residents accuse the foreigners of taking their jobs.