- An image of a damaged beer truck was shared via social media
- Crates of alcoholic beverages were flung to the side of the road
- It was claimed that the locals resisted the temptation to loot and were helping the driver instead
We've heard the story play out a thousand times before.
A truck gets stranded and unable to move, which prompts local residents to rush in and loot the goods.
However, a recent Facebook post pointed to a unique twist.
Lebo Khumalo Legodi shared an image and caption in the #ImStaying Facebook group, which showed the contents of a beer truck that was thrown from the vehicle.
The caption indicates that the locals refused to loot and chose to help the driver re-pack the drinks instead.
Briefly.co.za surveyed the responses and South Africans found the news hard to believe.
However, some took the story at face value and praised the kind residents.
Phumeza Sigwela was encouraged by what she saw:
"That's the way we should do not to loot, that will be better South Africa."
Pretty Nqobiler Mthembu wasn't buying it:
"Maybe it happened in Jerusalem, not here."
Prisca Kache Roberts shared an interesting theory:
"It was 0% alcohol."
Ellin Bekker questioned the claims:
"Not in South Africa. Maybe neighbouring countries. Anything for free, we have a right to take, according to the people of SA."
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