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April 2, 2000 | From Times Wire Services
Political tensions erupted into violence Saturday when veterans of Zimbabwe's independence war attacked protesters opposed to President Robert Mugabe. At least 15 people reportedly were injured. The attack in the capital, Harare, came as Mugabe struggles to retain his 20-year hold on power. Opposition against Mugabe has grown amid recent illegal takeovers of white-owned farms, economic mismanagement, shortages and corruption.
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July 10, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Police fired tear gas at unruly fans during a World Cup qualifying soccer game between Zimbabwe and South Africa, setting off a stampede that killed 12 people. Four people were in critical condition and many were injured, hospital officials said. The incident began when fans hurled bottles and other items onto the field at the National Sports Stadium in Harare, Zimbabwe, after South Africa scored its second goal, taking a 2-0 lead.
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July 10, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Police fired tear gas at unruly fans during a World Cup qualifying soccer game between Zimbabwe and South Africa, setting off a stampede that killed 12 people. Four people were in critical condition and many were injured, hospital officials said. The incident began when fans hurled bottles and other items onto the field at the National Sports Stadium in Harare, Zimbabwe, after South Africa scored its second goal, taking a 2-0 lead.
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April 2, 2000 | From Times Wire Services
Political tensions erupted into violence Saturday when veterans of Zimbabwe's independence war attacked protesters opposed to President Robert Mugabe. At least 15 people reportedly were injured. The attack in the capital, Harare, came as Mugabe struggles to retain his 20-year hold on power. Opposition against Mugabe has grown amid recent illegal takeovers of white-owned farms, economic mismanagement, shortages and corruption.
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October 22, 1986 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
Thousands of angry black youths, blaming South Africa for the air crash that killed President Samora M. Machel of Mozambique, rampaged through downtown Harare, the capital of neighboring Zimbabwe, for nearly three hours Tuesday, attacking South African offices and white passers-by.
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October 22, 1986 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
Thousands of angry black youths, blaming South Africa for the air crash that killed President Samora M. Machel of Mozambique, rampaged through downtown Harare, the capital of neighboring Zimbabwe, for nearly three hours Tuesday, attacking South African offices and white passers-by.
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