Video: "They told us to separate or die together"

On 18, March 1997, a group of ‘Abacengezi’ militiamen, composed of remnants of the defeated ex-FAR and Interahamwe, attacked Nyange Secondary School in Kibuye Prefecture (now Western Province) in the dead of the night.
Members of the FDLR militia currently terrorizing the Eastern DRC. (Net)
Members of the FDLR militia currently terrorizing the Eastern DRC. (Net)

On 18, March 1997, a group of ‘Abacengezi’ militiamen, composed of remnants of the defeated ex-FAR and Interahamwe, attacked Nyange Secondary School in Kibuye Prefecture (now Western Province) in the dead of the night.

Video: A Legacy of Heroism.....Nyange School Documentary. Source: The New Times/YouTube

They killed a guard and then asked the terrified students to separate themselves into two groups, one Hutu and another Tutsi.

The students refused and what happened next will live on in the annals of Rwandan history.

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