Three Nigerians were injured a renewed wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa in different locations of Witbank, Mpumanlaga Province.
The Nigerian community which made this known on Tuesday, said the three Nigerians were among other foreign nationals attacked by the bloodthirsty South Africans.
Spokesperson of the Nigeria Union, South Africa (NUSA), Mr Odefa Ikele, told the media that the attacks started in the early hours of the morning.
The latest attacks are coming on the heels of efforts by Presidents of both Nigeria and South Africa to ensure they found amicable and lasting solution to the xenophobia in the South Africa.
“Groups made up of community members and taxi drivers went to different areas in Witbank attacking foreign-owned businesses and foreigners.
“Three Nigerians are injured, but no death case for now. Some of our nationals are seeking refuge at Witbank Police Station,’’ he said.
NUSA disclosed that the affected Nigerians are still taking refuge at the police station at Witbank. According to NUSA, details of the incident are still sketchy but Police in the area have intervened and warned people to stay away from the Central Business District in the town.