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Namibia: Mass graves found

Mzansi Afrika reports on the discovery of mass graves in Namibia which are thought to date back to 1989, the period when Namibia was occupied by Apartheid South Africa…The graves were found near Eenhana 850km north-east of Windhoek. This was a military base for the South African army's 54 Battalion. Over 300 people are said to have died as a result of the fighting. According to Peter Tseehama, the Namibian Minister Safety and Security, “some of the bones were children's, possibly siblings of former freedom fighters. He said other items found were guns, bullets and parts of what might have been explosives.” The bodies appeared to have been burnt before being thrown into the graves.”

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