Violence in SA: The battle lines are shifting


Soldiers are in a chaotic conflict. The battlefront is nowhere ... and everywhere. eNCA's Michael Marillier reports. Courtesy #DStv403

ALEXANDRA - Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says government is planning to deploy 25,000 troops to help police restore law and order in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

Government said 5,000 SANDF members are already on the ground and reserve army members have also been instructed to report for duty.

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It's been three days of chaos, one thing is clear: This is no ordinary battle.

* eNCA's Michael Marillier reports.


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