Armed hostel inmates shoot and hack their way through the Black township of Boipatong, leaving forty-six people dead and scores

Date: 17 June, 1992

Armed hostel inmates shoot and hack their way through the Black township of Boipatong, leaving forty-six people dead and scores injured, including women and children.  The ANC withdraws from Codesa negotiations.

References

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