One of the amateur videos shot in downtown Johannesburg last week offers a shocking moment when the camera pans across what looks like a body lying amid the broken glass of a shop window.

The camera wavers over a pair of legs then zooms in. Oh, phew, it’s only a shop mannequin. Nothing to see here, folks...

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