Jump to navigation

Vol 43 No 24

Published 6th December 2002

South Africa

The right wing explodes

More bombings by Afrikaner extremists have attracted some surprising sympathy

Afrikaner bombers are busy again. A dozen explosions in the past month damaged buildings, railway lines and a police aircraft hangar in the Johannesburg-Pretoria area, Western and Eastern Cape. In Johannesburg, a black woman was killed and her husband injured; other explosions injured two more people. The police arrested at least 35 suspects (18 in one swoop) on charges that include treason and terrorism. They say they know who the bombers are and have released the main suspects' names.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 1253 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.