Mr. Kobys Esterhuysen - an observer of the attempted assassination of South African Premier Dr.?
Mr. Kobys Esterhuysen - an observer of the attempted assassination of South African Premier Dr. Verwoerd, Apr 9 - was interviewed in Johannesburg, Apr 11, when he gave an eye-witness account of the scene at the Union Exposition from his position on the member's stand. Mr.Esterhuysen was asked to describe the approach of the assassin - 53-year-old David Pratt - as he approached the stand after Dr Verwoerd finished his speech.
Latest hospital bulletins from Capetown, April 13, say that Dr. Verwoerd is still making progress although is still suffering discomfort. It is reported that he may be slightly deaf in one ear on recovering.