Batswana flock to SA despite xenophobic attack fears

Busy busy: Officials say traffic is still heavy at Tlokweng Boarder Post
Busy busy: Officials say traffic is still heavy at Tlokweng Boarder Post

Thousands of Batswana continue to cross the border to the neighbouring South Africa despite the on going xenophobic attacks that have claimed six lives so far.

An immigration officer at Tlokweng border gate, Kedumetse Lepang stated that they have registered a consistent number of Batswana who are crossing over to South Africa.

“Since last week Wednesday 15 till April 20, 2015 we have registered grand total of 8 841 people. Out of the 8 841 people, there were 4 518 arrivals and 4323 departures,” he explained.

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