With a murder rate of around 57 a day, South African police are calling the country a ‘war zone’. Photo: EPA

South Africa ‘close to war zone’ with 57 murders a day, says minister

According to official statistics, over 20,000 killed in the 12 months to March this year, up from 19,016 the previous year

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With a murder rate of around 57 a day, South African police are calling the country a ‘war zone’. Photo: EPA
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