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14 Holiday Murders Recorded in Soweto

December 28, 1986|From Reuters

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Fourteen people were murdered during the Christmas holiday period in Soweto, the huge black township outside Johannesburg, police reported Saturday.

A statement said that 19 rapes, two attempted murders and 12 muggings were also reported on Dec. 25 and 26 in the township.

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