- South Africa’s police minister has compared the country to a ‘war zone’
- More than 20,300 people were killed from April 2017 to March 2018
- The already high murder rate increased by seven per cent year-on-year
South Africa’s already high murder rate has increased by about seven per cent, prompting the country’s police minister to compare the situation to a ‘war zone.’
More than 20,300 people – some 57 every day – have been killed across the country in just 12 months, official statistics showed Tuesday.