• FIVE ARRESTED IN S. AFRICA OVER CIRCUMCISION DEATHS

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    JOHANNESBURG: Five people have appeared in court in a South African province where bungled traditional initiation rites killed 30 young men and landed almost 300 more in hospital, police said on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila). Health authorities in the Eastern Cape province Sibongile Soci said 293 youths were undergoing hospital treatment for dehydration, gangrene and septic wounds.

    AFP

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