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Jacob Zuma: Protests Turn To Looting After Former President Is Jailed

Police say six people are dead and more than 200 have been arrested amid escalating violence during rioting that broke out following the imprisonment of South Africa's former President Jacob Zuma.

July 13, 2021

People throw stones at police as they attempt looting at Letsoho Shopping Centre in Katlehong, east of Johannesburg, South Africa. Police say six people are dead and more than 200 have been arrested amid escalating violence during rioting that broke out following the imprisonment of South Africa's former President Jacob Zuma.

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Police officers arrest people after looting groceries at Letsoho Shopping Centre in Katlehong, east of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Looters outside a shopping centre alongside a burning barricade in Durban, South Africa.

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A woman carrying groceries on her head, walks past a damaged KFC fast food restaurant at Naledi shopping complex in Vosloorus, east of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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People pushing a shopping trolley carrying groceries looted from a nearby shop, walks out of the Naledi shopping complex in Vosloorus, east of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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A young girl carrying groceries looted from a nearby shop, walks back home at Naledi shopping complex in Vosloorus, east of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Looters carry items at Letsoho Shopping Centre in Katlehong, east of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Looters carry items at Letsoho Shopping Centre in Katlehong, east of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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A woman walks past a fire truck as it extinguishes flames in a looted store in Alexandra township, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Police stand over arrested suspect looters in a shopping centre in Alexandra township, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Looters make off with goods at a store in Durban, South Africa.

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