At least 12 mini-bus taxis, two cars and a shop have been torched after violence erupted in Korsten, Gqeberha on Wednesday afternoon.
It is alleged the violence was sparked by a road rage incident when a taxi and a car driven by a foreign national collided in Durban road.
The police are investigating the cause of the violence and the subsequent acts of arson. No arrests have been made yet.
A large police contingent has been deployed to the area to restore calm and maintain order.
Violence ensues between taxi drivers and the Somalian community in the Korsten Area of Gqeberha. #sabcnews pic.twitter.com/6Rs2qvCzZ9
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