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China Malls Looted and Burned in South Africa Riots

A China Mall burning in Camps Drift, Pietermaritzburg in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province.

China Malls in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) province are among the commercial centers being looted and burned in the worsening protests that are ravaging a number of major South African cities.

It doesn’t appear that the China Malls, like the one set ablaze yesterday in Camps Drift, Pietermaritzburg, are being specifically targeted more than other shopping areas. Rather, the looting and destruction of at least 200 shopping malls appear to be largely indiscriminate.

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