Botched circumcisions kill 40 in South Africa

Botched circumcisions
performed during traditional initiation rites in South Africa
have killed 40 boys and put more than 100 in hospital this
month, a health official said on Wednesday.

Botched circumcisions kill 33 in South Africa

Thirty-three boys have died
from botched circumcisions conducted in traditional initiation
rites in South Africa, while scores more have ended up in
hospital with mutilated penises, a health official said on Thursday.