‘Taxi war’ takes deadly toll in South Africa

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In South Africa, the army has been deployed to Cape Town, as what’s being described as a “taxi war” continues to escalate.

Dozens of people have been killed over the past few months, with rival taxi associations battling it out for ownership of a hotly contested route.

Authorities have now closed the route, in a bid to restore calm.

But thousands of commuters are bearing the brunt of the closure.

Al Jazeera’s Robyn Smith reports.

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