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South Africa Riots: Indian govt in touch with South African govt to ensure safety of Indian community, says Consulate General

The Indian government is in touch with the South African Government to ensure the safety of the Indian community facing uncertainty in the country, the Consulate General of India in Durban said today. Riots erupted in South Africa last week after the imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma.

Troops were sent to quell the unrest protest in a certain province.The death toll from riots in the South African provinces KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng has increased to 212. External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar also spoke to his South African counterpart, Dr Naledi Pandor, who has asserted that the early restoration of normalcy and peace was her government’s overriding priority.

 

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