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Military personnel assisting the police in the fight against looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng have been specifically barred from firing any warning shots.
Eastern Cape premier Oscar Mabuyane has called on the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to be on alert in the event of any unrest in the province.
The EFF have written a legal letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa demanding to know why SANDF was deployed before threatening to pit members on the soldiers.
The SANDF has confirmed that 2 500 members will be making their way to KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng in order to protect citizens from the violent protests in SA.
The South African National Defence Force has been deployed in both Gauteng and KZN to assist law enforcement agencies with the protests happening in the areas.
Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, told the media that the army would not be called in as violence sweeps across KwaZulu-Natal.