A video posted on Twitter, 2nd January is currently showing in the trending ‘Top’ section. The video below shows alleged foreign nationals crossing a damaged border fence into South Africa.
Situation along the Beitbridge borderline. The border fence is damaged. After jumping the border fence, undocumented foreigners walk through the farms to the N1 and to Musina township to get transport to Gaute g and other parts of the country. #sabcnews pic.twitter.com/zZjM5Sgasp— rudzani tshivhase (@RTshivhase) January 2, 2020
The user’s of Twitter have conflicting views, Some people are stating that this happens throughout the world and those that seek refuge are citizens that are struggling the most.
Economic refugees are found all over the world. There’s nothing abnormal here.— Mzukulu kaNaShabangu (@MNdlondlo2) January 3, 2020
However, the majority of users are concerned for the safety of the nation and believe that undocumented citizens wreak havoc by carrying out crimes and there is no way to find them.
Walk in, commit a crime, rush back. In the meantime the police are using valuable resources to track you with no chance of finding you. Sad.— El Pristo (@EPristo) January 3, 2020
With the ongoing economic crisis in Zimbabwe, it’s clear to say that most immigrants crossing the border are doing it in an attempt to survive and live a better life, NewsLite SA previously reported the food crisis in Zimbabwe.