The event, now known as the Bisho Massacre, occurred when the demonstrators tried to cross the Ciskei Defence Force lines and enter into Bisho. Soldiers then opened fire and continued firing indiscriminately into the crowd for about five minutes using machine guns and rifle grenades. (http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/soldiers-fire-demonstrators-what-becomes-known-bisho-massacre). Below is a selection of images of the Bisho Massacre available for licensing.
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