Mondli Makhanya | Remembering IFP's hand in the Swanieville massacre

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Zulu nation Prime Minister Mangosuthu Buthelezi.
Zulu nation Prime Minister Mangosuthu Buthelezi.
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Assisted by the apartheid police, the attackers, who mainly came from the local hostel, which was an IFP stronghold, killed at least 27 people that night, and scores more were injured. Hundreds of shacks were burnt or damaged and vehicles were set alight.

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