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President Cyril Ramaphosa along with his senior ministers has sent a team of officers to Phoenix, where Indians have been subjected to the most racial attacks.
The South African government has now swung into action to stop the violence and increasing attacks on the Indian community after the arrest of former President Jacob Zuma. President Cyril Ramaphosa along with his senior ministers has sent a team of officers to Phoenix, where Indians have been subjected to the most racial attacks.
On Friday, in Athequini, Durban, he said he had sent the police minister and the head of the KwaZulu Natal province to riot-hit Phoenix (Durban), who would talk to the two communities and report on the situation. Along with this, this team will also meet the affected Indians. Here, the South African Embassy in Delhi has also informed the Ministry of External Affairs about the situation.
Significantly, Indians were targeted in the violence that broke out in the areas around Phoenix and Durban. There were incidents of loot and arson in their business establishments. Tension still remains in these areas. In view of the situation, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar had also spoken to his counterpart Naledi Pandor and asked him to take steps for the safety of Indians. So far more than 75 deaths have taken place in this violence.