When victims fight back: Videos show South Africans taking on thugs

When victims fight back: Videos show South Africans taking on thugs

Hijackings have become a serious problem in South Africa and every day more people fall victim to the crime. However, every now and then the victims decide to fight back.

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On Sunday, a video was shared on social media which showed victims fighting back at hijackers. Briefly.co.za gathered the compilation featured several hijacking-gone-wrong videos where the victims decided not to let the thugs win.

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This clip was shared on South Africa LIVE's Facebook page on Sunday, along with the caption:

"Every 32 minutes, a motorist is hijacked somewhere in South Africa - that’s a horrifying 46 cars hijacked every day. Hijacking and car theft are, unfortunately, a reality which have to be factored into our daily lives. Here are some moments everyday citizens refused to be a statistic."

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The video gathered over 337,000 views in just a day and South Africans praised the victims for fighting back. However, social media users were saddened by state of the country.

Prince Khumalo wrote: "This's ridiculous to watch,seeing a beautiful country descending to abyss."
Cardi Ubuntu Matill commented: "Has this just become a way of life in RSA. We can't accept this."
Clemmi Morops added: "And then the government doesn't want us to have guns for our own protection."

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Take a look at the video below:

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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