'Lack of visible policing at heart of mass looting' - Zikalala

File: A South African police officer holds his gun while arresting a suspected looter vandalising the Springfiled Park Mall in Durban on July 12, 2021.  STRINGER / AFP

KWAZULU-NATAL - KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Sihle Zikalala, says a lack of visible policing is at the heart of the mass looting.

Zikalala says the current situation in some parts of the province requires all boots to be on the ground.

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Residents are desperate for help as violence rages on in parts of Durban.

Multiple factories and shops have been looted over the past few days.


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