Cassinga survivors commemorate Cassinga Day
Contributed by NAMPA.
WINDHOEK, 04 MAY (NAMPA) – A group of Cassinga survivors on Tuesday laid a wreath at Heroes Acre to mark the 43rd commemoration of the Cassinga massacre.
The massacre occurred on 04 May 1978, when South African Defence Force planes flew over the Swapo refugee camp at Cassinga in southern Angola and dropped bombs, killing close to 600 Namibians and wounding 400 others.
Cassinga survivors coordinating committee chairperson, Ignatius Mwanyekange, told Nampa the event was organised to not only pay t ...