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south African soldiers are being deployed to gang with the suburbs in Cape Town in a bid to help stop escalating violence , more than two thousand people have been killed since January in these mainly Paul black and mixed race areas , almost half of those deaths a gang related officials from Western Cape province say , it was all just so , just being that he didn't do anything to nobody , the south African national defense force said last week it would deploy a battalion two of on stereo cool the Cape flats well high rates of unemployment and drug abuse have fueled gang activity , residents say they're relieved by the army's arrival , famous for its stunning tourist attractions including Robben island in table mountain Cape Town has some of south Africa's highest murder rates three thousand six hundred and seventy four murders were recorded in the west in case last year according to police statistics and officials of like in the suburbs to a war zone