Police on high alert in Pretoria West following xenophobic threats

About 30 shops owned by foreign nationals have been shut down and looted in Pretoria West as community members call for the removal of drug dealers.

Over the weekend Pretoria West residents destroyed properties and called for the removal of foreign nationals, who they say are responsible for drugs and human trafficking in the area.

Similar incidents were witnessed in Mamelodi yesterday and Rosettenville few weeks ago.

Listen to EWN reporter Barry Bateman below for more information on xenophobic threats...

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