Chaos has erupted in Alexandra township after the Red Ants demolished illegal structures in the area.
Residents have been accused of occupying Johannesburg’s Marlboro Gardens area illegally.
However, the residents are accusing the local government of treating them unfairly.
The community alleges that the red ants came unannounced and started demolishing their houses.
One resident claimed that her two-bedroom house, where she was staying with her kids was also destroyed.
There are also unconfirmed reports that a child died during the demolishing of structures.