June 18, 2015
Nine boys in hospital after botched circumcisionsThe teens apparently went to unregistered initiation schools without their parents' consent.
by Xolani Koyana / Tamsin Wort
CAPE TOWN – Nine Eastern Cape teenagers have been hospitalised due to complications from botched circumcisions.
It's understood the boys went to unregistered initiation schools without their parent's consent.
Eastern Cape health spokesperson Sizwe Kupelo said, “We admitted seven initiates at a state hospital and two were admitted in Umtata following circumcision-related complications. We heard reports of other boys being affected.”