Police fired rubber bullets in Turffontein, Johannesburg, on Monday as they struggled to stop looters who targeted businesses.
Protesting residents gathered earlier to call on foreigners to leave.
Several protesters told News24 they wanted foreigners to leave the area, claiming that they were behind drug-dealing in the area.
Less than 24 hours earlier, residents in nearby Jeppestown and Malvern also looted shops while damaging property and cars in two separate incidents of violence.
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