- 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
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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.
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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.
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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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