Looters Run Amok After Protests Rock South Africa’s Capital

  • Stores targeted in five townships around Pretoria overnight
  • Protests sparked by ANC’s choice of mayoral candidate

A truck set on fire west of Pretoria.

Photographer: Mujahid Safodien/AFP via Getty Images

Looters targeted stores in townships around the South African capital, Pretoria, following two days of protests over the ruling party’s choice of mayoral candidate for local government elections in August, police said.

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