Babalo Mtshazi

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Minor, Worker, Casualty

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16 August 2012

Babalo Mtshazi (26) was from Lebode in the Eastern Cape. He began working for Lonmin in 2006.

On 16 August 2012 Babalo was killed at scene 1. He was in the head by police. He left behind two young children, his mother and three siblings. He financially supported his entire family.

According to his mother: "He supported the family and bought food and other household necessities. He also bought cattle. He had recently bought a stand and built a house for us. He was planning to buy furniture for the house."

Last updated : 21-Sep-2016

This article was produced by South African History Online on 10-Aug-2016