There are mixed feelings about the deployment of the South African Defence Forces on the Cape Flats with some expressing concern that this could further traumatise communities particularly children. Courtesy #DStv403
CAPE TOWN - The army has been deployed in the Western Cape to monitor crime and gangsterism.
The military is expected to be there for three months.
IN PICTURES: SANDF deployed in Cape Town
Residents of Hanover Park and Manenberg are welcoming the deployment, but some community members believe the army has been sent to the wrong area.
Phillipi East residents have stated the three months of planned military intervention will not be enough to quell the scourge of gangsterism.