In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 17 2018, police search suspects for guns and drugs during a raid on known drug houses in Mannenburg, Cape Town, South Africa, The country’s high murder rate has increased by about 7 percent prompting the police minister to compare the situation to a “war Zone’ with many murders being linked to gang violence in the Western Cape province.
In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 17 2018, police search suspects for guns and drugs during a raid on known drug houses in Mannenburg, Cape Town, South Africa, The country’s high murder rate has increased by about 7 percent prompting the police minister to compare the situation to a “war Zone’ with many murders being linked to gang violence in the Western Cape province. Nasief Manie AP Photo
In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 17 2018, police search suspects for guns and drugs during a raid on known drug houses in Mannenburg, Cape Town, South Africa, The country’s high murder rate has increased by about 7 percent prompting the police minister to compare the situation to a “war Zone’ with many murders being linked to gang violence in the Western Cape province. Nasief Manie AP Photo

South Africa’s murder rate up nearly 7 percent, police say

September 11, 2018 06:32 AM