As Violence Rages On All Sides...Police Can Point To A Few Victories

On July 12, President Nelson Mandela walked out of a mortuary in KwaZulu-Natal province and vented his rage. In gory detail, he described injuries suffered by victims of political blood feuds that have killed 30 people since July 3 in the rural town of Richmond and surrounding townships, about 450 kilometers southeast of Johannesburg. The President gave a simple reason for shunning his usually conciliatory demeanor: "We want the world and people of South Africa to see what we are dealing with."

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