Gauteng Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation commemorates Boipatong massacre, 17 Jun

Gauteng MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation Faith Mazibuko will be in Boipatong this coming Sunday, 17 June, to commemorate the brutal Boipatong Massacre.

The incident which happened 26 years ago on 17 June 1992, is described as one of the bloodiest and brutal moments of violence in South Africa which happened on the dawn of democracy.

Atleast 45 innocent people were senselessly killed and many more injure.

The commemoration programme on Sunday, will start with laying of wreaths at the Vuka Cemetery in Sharpeville, where most of the victims are buried. Proceedings will then move to the Boipatong Monument where MEC Mazibuko will deliver her message to families of victims and the community.

Source: Government of South Africa