Police continue to monitor looting hot spots

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Police say they will continue to monitor hot spots across Johannesburg and Pretoria. This follows the widespread looting of foreign-owned shops in Tembisa, Pretoria, Germiston, Malvern, Turfontein and the Johannesburg CBD.

Police fired teargas, rubber bullets and stun grenades and arrested more than 90 people.

Police have also been deployed in numbers following violent lootings which erupted at Jeppestown in Johannesburg on Sunday. It continued on Monday and spread throughout Gauteng.

Several businesses have been torched and cars vandalized including an SABC vehicle.

SABC reporter Sashin Naidoo survived an attack.

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