Ramaphosa extends army deployment in South Africa

Neuk_

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Honest question, where have these soldiers been deployed? I have seen two soldiers since lock down started, both were at the shops.
 

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I once saw some standing on a island on the N12, that's it.
 

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Honest question, where have these soldiers been deployed? I have seen two soldiers since lock down started, both were at the shops.
Townships mostly I think..

I have been all over Durban in the suburbs and haven't seen a soldier at all.
 

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Honest question, where have these soldiers been deployed? I have seen two soldiers since lock down started, both were at the shops.
I assume they’re deployed in more densely populated, poorer areas of the country.
 

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I also only saw once or twice near the level 5/4 lockdown part. After that havent seen them anywhere.
 

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has written to parliament to inform them of his decision to extend the deployment of 20,000 soldiers as part of the country's efforts to control the spread of the coronavirus.
And the other 60k troops? Already back to base? Already isolating for coming into contact with covid? Every time we get these deployment messages, the numbers don't make sense.
 

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Why exactly is there such a ridiculous extra cost ? Surely these guys earn salaries ? R75k a person for what
 

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Saw 2 big ass army vehicles in Kenilworth one evening, being escorted around by/following police vehicle.

*shrugs*
 

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Townships mostly I think..

I have been all over Durban in the suburbs and haven't seen a soldier at all.
We went past Zandspruit on Tuesday evening, not a single police officer or army officer in sight, little to no social distancing, very few people wearing masks, etc.
 

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i havent seen a soldier since level 4 when i was stopped each day on a roadblock for my permit
 
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