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Bombs Explode at 2 Schools in Swaziland


Police in Swaziland say bombs have exploded at two schools in the latest attack on government property apparently waged by pro-democracy activists.

A police spokesman said Tuesday that no one was hurt in the blasts, which occurred early Monday.

Sixteen members of the People's United Democratic Movement have been arrested and charged with treason in connection with a series of bombings late last year. The blasts targeted the homes of police and government officials.

PUDEMO is a banned pro-democracy opposition group that is a vocal critic of King Mswati, Africa's last absolute monarch.

Mswati continues to command widespread loyalty despite criticism of his lavish spending, including fine homes and cars for his 13 wives.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP .

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