FEAR AND LOOTING AS VIOLENT MOB RAMPAGES THROUGH JOBURG IN PICTURES

FEAR AND LOOTING AS VIOLENT MOB RAMPAGES THROUGH JOBURG IN PICTURES

The Johannesburg CBD was plunged into violence on Monday morning, a day after three people died in a fire in a hijacked building.

A mob, calling on foreign nationals to vacate the area, looted and set alight shops, including a car dealership that was burnt to the ground.

The looting started while the hijacked building was on fire on Sunday, and spread to more areas on Monday.

Johannesburg metro police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said one person was shot in the head during the violence on Monday.

Police minister Bheki Cele said additional officers would be deployed to deal with the unrest.

SEPTEMBER 2, 2019. Men look on in a looted shop in Malvern. It is believed that over Thirty people have been arrested since violent protests erupted in the Johannesburg CBD on Sunday. Protests and looting carried on throughout Monday.
Shops in and around various parts of Johannesburg, were were looted and set alight. Most of these establishments were foreign owned, although local shops were also affected. PHOTOGRAPH: ALON SKUY

SEPTEMBER 2, 2019. John de Villiers, who claims to have lived in the Malvern area for over 70 years, assesses burnt cars in Jules Street. It is believed that over Thirty people have been arrested since violent protests erupted in the Johannesburg CBD on Sunday. Protests and looting carried on throughout Monday.
Shops in and around various parts of Johannesburg, were were looted and set alight. Most of these establishments were foreign owned, although local shops were also affected. PHOTOGRAPH: ALON SKUY

SEPTEMBER 2, 2019. A woman removes items from a burnt and looted shop in Malvern. It is believed that over Thirty people have been arrested since violent protests erupted in the Johannesburg CBD on Sunday. Protests and looting carried on throughout Monday.
Shops in and around various parts of Johannesburg, were were looted and set alight. Most of these establishments were foreign owned, although local shops were also affected. PHOTOGRAPH: ALON SKUY

SEPTEMBER 2, 2019. A man looks on at the destruction and assesses burnt cars in Jules Street. It is believed that over Thirty people have been arrested since violent protests erupted in the Johannesburg CBD on Sunday. Protests and looting carried on throughout Monday.
Shops in and around various parts of Johannesburg, were were looted and set alight. Most of these establishments were foreign owned, although local shops were also affected. PHOTOGRAPH: ALON SKUY

SEPTEMBER 2, 2019.A foreign national reacts in the CBD, after a foreign owned shop was looted. The foreign community gathered weapons for protection. It is believed that over Thirty people have been arrested since violent protests erupted in the Johannesburg CBD on Sunday. Protests and looting carried on throughout Monday.
Shops in and around various parts of Johannesburg, were were looted and set alight. Most of these establishments were foreign owned, although local shops were also affected. PHOTOGRAPH: ALON SKUY

SEPTEMBER 2, 2019.A foreign national reacts in the CBD, after a foreign owned shop was looted. The foreign community gathered weapons for protection. It is believed that over Thirty people have been arrested since violent protests erupted in the Johannesburg CBD on Sunday. Protests and looting carried on throughout Monday.
Shops in and around various parts of Johannesburg, were were looted and set alight. Most of these establishments were foreign owned, although local shops were also affected. PHOTOGRAPH: ALON SKUY

SEPTEMBER 2, 2019.A fcop reacts in the CBD, after a foreign owned shop was looted. The foreign community gathered weapons for protection. It is believed that over Thirty people have been arrested since violent protests erupted in the Johannesburg CBD on Sunday. Protests and looting carried on throughout Monday.
Shops in and around various parts of Johannesburg, were were looted and set alight. Most of these establishments were foreign owned, although local shops were also affected. PHOTOGRAPH: ALON SKUY

SEPTEMBER 2, 2019. A cat appears from under a pool table, in a looted bar in Malvern. It is believed that over Thirty people have been arrested since violent protests erupted in the Johannesburg CBD on Sunday. Protests and looting carried on throughout Monday.
Shops in and around various parts of Johannesburg, were were looted and set alight. Most of these establishments were foreign owned, although local shops were also affected. PHOTOGRAPH: ALON SKUYXen

Photos: Alon Skuy
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