1981 Entumbane uprising ends

12 February 1981   Zimbabwe  

The 1981 Entumbane uprising also known as Entumbane II or Battle of Bulawayo came to an end in the evening of this day. The battle resulted in over 260 deaths. A national army relief column was sent to stop this between ZIPRA and ZANLA forces.

Read more on what led to the uprising in the first place here.

En.wikipedia.org. 2021. 1981 Entumbane uprising. [online] Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1981_Entumbane_uprising

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February 2, 2021 10:42 am

[…] The 1981 Entumbane uprising also known as the Battle of Bulawayo or Entumbane II started around 20:00 around Entumbane area in Bulawayo on this day. It was a battle between two guerrilla factions, Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army (ZANLA) and Zimbabwe People’s Revolutionary Army (ZIPRA). The battle ended on the following day. […]