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April 10, 1987 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
A woman and two children were killed early Thursday when a powerful car bomb exploded in Gaborone, the capital of Botswana, amid heightened fears of possible South African military attacks on alleged facilities of the African National Congress there and in other neighboring countries. Police in Gaborone said they are not sure of the motive for the bomb or the intended target. One of the children killed was 7 years old, the other 6 months.
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April 10, 1987 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
A woman and two children were killed early Thursday when a powerful car bomb exploded in Gaborone, the capital of Botswana, amid heightened fears of possible South African military attacks on alleged facilities of the African National Congress there and in other neighboring countries. Police in Gaborone said they are not sure of the motive for the bomb or the intended target. One of the children killed was 7 years old, the other 6 months.
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August 31, 1986 | SCOTT KRAFT, Times Staff Writer
Solomon Motsami was standing on his doorstep at dawn, in a middle-class neighborhood of white concrete homes and dirt roads, in an African country where nothing much ever seemed to happen, when the helicopters landed. The three aircraft alighted amid scrub bushes less than 100 yards away, and Motsami, an elderly man who does not see so well, thought they might have run out of gas.
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