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Pictures: Government builds a shrine in Gutu

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The Ministry of Information Publicity and Broadcasting Services has announced that the government is building a memorial shrine in Gutu in remembrance of some 105 villagers who perished in 1978.

“On 14 May 1978 during a pungwe rally, there was a surprise attack by Rhodesian soldiers at Kamunhoma in Gutu. 105 villagers including one guerrilla died. National Museums and Monuments is building the Kamunhoma Shrines.” The Ministry said.

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The Minister of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage Cain Ndabazekhaya Ginyilitshe Mathema toured the site on Thursday.

The shrine is created at a time when Gukurahundi victims have been pleading with the government to allow them to erect monuments to remember their departed.

Source: MbareTimescom