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Situation under control in SA: minister

South Africa's Safety and Security Minister Charles Nqakula says that 56 people had been killed in anti-immigrant violence but the unrest had been brought under control.
AFP | By HT Correspondent, Pretoria
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2008 09:21 PM IST

South Africa's Safety and Security Minister Charles Nqakula said Monday that 56 people had been killed in anti-immigrant violence but the unrest had been brought under control.

"There are 56 people dead, many of them (the murders) opportunistic criminal acts," Charles Nqakula told reporters here.He added: "I do believe the situation is now under control."

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