Why we are carrying out xenophobic attacks – South Africans
South Africans on social media have revealed the reason why they are carrying out xenophobic attacks on foreigners in their country.
Videos and pictures are currently trending on social media showing properties e.g houses, cars and shops, owned by foreigners getting burnt.
Also, the videos show foreigners getting chased across the streets, beaten and burnt alive by South Africans.
Tweets from South Africans about the xenophobic attacks have shown that the people are fed up with the crimes allegedly perpetrated by foreigners in their country.
The most notable crime allegedly committed involves selling of hard drugs which they say is turning their people into drug addicts.
Venting their anger in justification for the xenophobic attacks, South Africans tweeted using the hashtag #Xenophobia which is currently trending in Nigeria.
See reactions below.