Circumcision deaths now 14
THE SUMMER circumcision season death toll in the Eastern Cape has risen to 14, the provincial health department said yesterday.
Spokesman Sizwe Kupelo said the latest deaths included youths in the Qumbu and Cofimvaba areas of Transkei.
The figure included a 19year-old who died in Butterworth Hospital on Tuesday after circumcising himself with a knife. – Sapa