From holidaymakers to hostages

PREMIUM

A family of four held captive by a group of child soldiers on a foreign island is not an unlikely film plot, but virtually unbelievable as a real-life story.

However, it was the chilling reality for an East London family who found themselves caught up as pawns in the Mozambican civil war for 49 days in 1990...

This article is reserved for HeraldLIVE subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all our content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Already registered on DispatchLIVE, BusinessLIVE, TimesLIVE or SowetanLIVE? Sign in with the same details.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@heraldlive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

X