PRETORIA

Police in South Africa used stun grenades and water cannons on Wednesday to disperse a group of refugees camping outside the UN Refugee Agency building in Cape Town, local media reported.

The refugees, demanding their relocation to another country, have been camping outside the UNHCR office for about a month, following a series of recent anti-immigrant attacks in South Africa which claimed 12 lives.

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