South African soldiers deployed in Cape Town to help fight gangs
19 July 2019 | 2:35 pm
South African soldiers deployed to gang-ridden Cape Town suburbs on Thursday in a bid to help quell escalating gang violence that has killed hundreds since January and which officials have likened to a "war zone," a Reuters cameraman and community activists said.
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