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Tutu condemns hacking death

The archbishop emeritus says he is saddened by what is going on in the world.

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has condemned the brutal killing of a 17-year-old boy who was allegedly hacked to death earlier this week.

The Archbishop was speaking at the annual Tygerberg Children's Hospital thanksgiving service.

Interdenominational leaders came together to support the service organised by the hospital.

Tutu says he is saddened by what is going on in the world making reference to Isis killings, 48 Nigerian children who were killed, and the hacking to death of a 17-year-old boy in Uitsig.

He made an emotional reference to the killing, saying God must be crying.

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