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Xenophobic attacks in South Africa (file image courtesy: Getty)

Some Nigerians have been attacked in Mpumalanga, South Africa, just a few months after people from the West African country were attacked.

Concise News understands that Nigerian Citizens South Africa (NICASA) and the Nigeria Consular General to South Africa are yet to get the full details of the attack as at the time of publishing this report, according to a source who spoke with The Nation.

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President Muhammadu Buhari had recently visited South African following renewned attacks on Nigerians and other foreigners.

During the visit, Buhari condemned the xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg, South Africa where many shops belonging to foreigners were looted.

Speaking also, President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa apologised over the attacks, and restated his administration’s “deep regret at the incidents of public violence.”

Over 600 Nigerians have since returned to the country from South Africa after the xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg.