A Nigerian man has lost his life in Diepsloot, South Africa, after allegedly attempting to attack angry protesters who were targeting illegal immigrants.
The incident highlights the growing tensions and vigilantism in the area as residents take matters into their own hands to address the issue of illegal immigration.
Under the banner of Operation Dudula and Put South Africa First, local residents in Diepsloot have initiated a campaign to rid the country of illegal immigrants, whom they believe are contributing to increased criminal activities and occupying low-wage job opportunities.
In disturbing videos circulating on social media platforms, scenes of violence unfold as residents invade the homes and workplaces of illegal immigrants, forcibly demanding their immediate repatriation.
These acts of vigilantism have escalated tensions and resulted in tragic consequences, as seen in the case of the Nigerian man who lost his life during the clashes.