South Africa Deadly Raid

An angry U.S. reaction

Early one morning late last week a band of South African army commandos moved furtively through the streets of Gaborone, Botswana's capital, five miles from the South African border. Spreading out in small groups through the city of 60,000, they struck at nine homes and an office, ripping through doors and windows with automatic-rifle fire and hand grenades. Their targets: members of the African National Congress, the main guerrilla organization opposed to South Africa's policy of apartheid. According to the South Africans, the 35- min. attack left 13 ANC guerrillas dead. At least two other people also died, according to authorities...

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