Looted out of business

South African businesses are cleaning up following looting in Germiston.

JOHANNESBURG - South African businesses are cleaning up following looting in Germiston.

The area east of Johannesburg is one of those caught in the storm of crime and violence this week.

READ: Violent looting continues across Gauteng

Naresh Nana is one of many South African shop owners who've borne the brunt of the looting.

He says he's lost stock worth millions.

"I don’t know what I’m going to do now," said Nana.

"It’s like the end of the road for me as far as retail is concerned. I don’t think I will ever open up a shop again."

READ: Over 90 arrested in Joburg CBD violence

His two employees are now jobless.

Close to 300 people have been arrested in and around Johannesburg since the beginning of the violence.

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eNCA