Bok Trophy Tour: Lady loses leg after being crushed by armored automobile in East London

Bok Trophy Tour: Woman loses leg after being crushed by armored vehicle in East London

General views during the Rugby World Cup 2023 Springbok Trophy Tour on November 5, 2023 in East London, South Africa.

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A woman’s leg had to be amputated after it was crushed by a police nyala (armored vehicle) as it escorted Springbok players from East London City Hall amid a chaotic trophy parade.

Six people were injured during the parade.

The 20-year-old Walter Sisulu University student is recovering in Frere Hospital’s intensive care unit after a below-the-knee amputation.

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