Truck Attacks: SANDF might be deployed to curb attacks

Soldiers could be brought into the fight to curb truck attacks on major roads across the country. The country is still under the National State of Disaster and soldiers are still active, even under lockdown level one. #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Soldiers could be called to help curb truck attacks on major routes across the country.

The country is still under the National State of Disaster, and soldiers are active. Even under lockdown Level One.

Police Minister, Bheki Cele, says if need be, the South African National Defence Force will be asked to assist in dealing with truck attacks.

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says even though the government is worried about attacks on trucks, it is working on solving the issue.

READ: Truck Attacks: Over 20 people arrested

There has been a spate of incidents in Gauteng, Kwazulu-Natal, Free State and Mpumalanga. 

Cele says 35 trucks have been destroyed in the last week.

Over 20 people have been arrested in connection with the recent truck attacks.

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