‘If we in SA torch their trucks, they’ll torch ours’: Zulu king

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‘If we in SA torch their trucks, they’ll torch ours’: Zulu king

The monarch has warned that SA truck drivers in foreign countries could come under attack

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If South Africans keep torching trucks driven by foreign nationals, there is a chance the same thing will happen to local drivers when they cross our neighbours’ borders.

That was the strong warning from Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, who has weighed in on the torching of trucks on SA roads, a crisis that appears to be on the increase. In KZN, as many as 50 trucks have been set alight on the N3 alone between the middle of last year and June 2019.

Zwelithini has asked those behind the fires to stop, regardless of what their grievances might be. He made the impassioned plea to his subjects while addressing an imbizo in Ulundi on Thursday...

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