Thousands of foreigners flee to South African police stations after attacks

April 16, 2015 12:06 PM

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Thousands of foreigners flee to South African police stations after attacks

(CNN)More than 2,000 people fled to South African police stations Thursday after mobs armed with machetes attacked foreigners in Durban, leaving at least five people dead, an aid group said.

The attacks in the port city killed two foreigners and three South Africans, including a 14-year-old boy, authorities said.

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