Hector Pieterson being carried by Mbuyisa Makhubo after being shot by South African police. His sister, Antoinette Sithole, runs beside them. Pieterson was rushed to a local clinic and declared dead on arrival. This photo by Sam Nzima became an icon of the Soweto uprising.
|Location||Soweto, South Africa|
|Date||16 June 1976; 42 years ago (1976-06-16)|
|Deaths||176 (with some estimates ranging up to 700)|
|Assailants||South African Police|