/ 15 July 2021

Thousands of troops are deployed to protect people and property

Safrica Unrest Politics
Military intervention: The South African National Defence Force is assisting the police in trying to maintain order. Soldiers and police officers detained suspected looters (right) at Soweto’s Jabulani Mall on 13 July 2021. (Luca Sola/AFP)
But the biggest internal deployment since 1994 is not without challenges, as food, fuel and simply getting to the hotspots are problems facing the SANDF’s deployment

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