Xenophobic attack: Photos of Ghanaian shot in South Africa pops up

Xenophobic attack: Photos of Ghanaian shot in South Africa pops up

- The Ghanaian man was caught up in the xenophobic violence as he was shot in both legs

- In the photo, he is seen with bandages on both legs laying on a hospital bed

- He was shot by the South African police for no discernible reason

The recent xenophobic attacks that hit South Africa seems to be causing more harm than good as it continues to claim more victims as the days go by.

YEN.com.gh has sighted a photo of the Ghanaian man who was caught up in the xenophobic violence as he was shot in both legs.

In the photo, he is seen with bandages on both legs laying on a bed believed to be a hospital bed.

He was shot by the South African police, for no discernible reason.

Xenophobic attack: Photos of Ghanaian shot in South Africa pops up

Photo of man who was shot during Xenophobic attacks Source: UGC
Source: UGC

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that one Ghanaian had been shot at West Hills, a suburb in Johannesburg province in South Africa in a fresh attack by the South Africans.

According to reports, he was shot in the leg when violence erupted between some South Africans and foreigners in the area.

Confirming the news report, Chairman of the Ghanaian Association in Kempton Park Johannesburg, Wofa Atta, explained that the victim was in a stable condition and was getting medical attention.

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that three more Ghanaians have been injured in the xenophobic unrests which have hit South Africa.

The Ghanaian Mission in South Africa is ensuring that those who have been affected receive the needed medical attention.

A statement from the ministry, on Thursday, September 5, 2019 said the South African Security Agencies commenced an exercise to check the resident permits of foreigners residing in Sunnyside, a suburb of Pretoria.

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