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Looters Ransack Shops on 3rd Day of South African Vote Violence

Looters raided shops and burned-out cars blocked roads in South Africa's capital on Wednesday, the third day of violence triggered by the ruling party's choice of a mayoral candidate for local polls. Police said rioters were targeting foreigners' shops as public anger mounted over economic hardships in the build-up to August 3 elections likely to become a referendum on President Jacob Zuma's leadership. Residents of Pretoria's townships started setting cars and...

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