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Eshowe attacks

On 27 November 1993, IFP supporters carried out several attacks in the areas surrounding Eshowe, Natal, allegedly at the instigation of a local IFP-supporting chief who wanted to drive ANC supporters out of the area. Several people were killed there that month, and more than 45 homes were burnt down.

... We have a lot of records of appeals to the police which were totally ignored. So they can't say they didn't know. That was the Mandini area. Eshowe - I'm just moving up gradually northwards - Eshowe was relatively quiet until 1990. What I find very noticeable, these areas where I worked ...
... with regard to the planning of the attacks. There are conflicting versions before the Commission as to the origin of these trucks. Some say Eshowe, which is Taylor's Halt area, and others refer to KwaMnyavu in the Camperdown area. The aerial survey referred to would very likely have ...
CHAIRPERSON: Near Eshowe. I'm asking you this because we are going to see if we can obtain figures as to attacks in that area over that period.
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