IN PICTURES: Xenophobic attacks in the Durban CBD

Durban, 14 April 2015 - Police resorted to rubber bullets and a water cannon to disperse the angry crowds during xenophobic attacks in the Durban CBD. Video: eNCA
Women and children take refuge at the local Chatsworth police station, south of Durban, after a xenophobic attack on April 8, 2015. Photo: AFP / Rajesh Jantilal
A man kisses a machete after clashes broke out between a group of locals and police in Durban on April 14 ,2015 Photo: AFP
A man holds a knife following clashes between a group of locals and police in Durban on April 14 ,2015. Photo: AFP
Members of the South African Police Services (SAPS) try to control a protester after clashes broke out between a group of locals and police in Durban on April 14, 2015. Photo: AFP
Foreign nationals gesture after clashes broke out between a group of locals and police in Durban on April 14 ,2015. Photo: AFP
Men run from police as rioting and looting was quelled during anti-foreigner violence in Durban April 14, 2015. Photo: Reuters / Rogan Ward
Police clear the streets as rioting and looting is being quelled during anti-foreigner violence in Durban, April 14, 2015. Photo: Reuters / Rogan Ward
Women protest as rioting and looting is quelled during anti-foreigner violence in Durban, April 14, 2015. Photo: Reuters / Rogan Ward

DURBAN - Photographers Tebogo Letsie and Thanda Kunene captured the xenophobic unrest in the heart of Durban CBD as angry marchers made their way to Point Road.

Twitter was also abuzz with more images of the unrest as the police came under pressure and fired rubber bullets at unruly crowds.

 

 

 

 

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