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In Pictures: South Africa's freedom day
Aftermath of a car bomb attack outside ANC regional headquarters in Johannesburg
Campaign of terror

Ahead of the polls there are fears of an eruption of violence, with a string of bomb attacks blamed on white extremists

Nine people die when a car bomb explodes outside Nelson Mandela's African National Congress party's regional headquarters in Johannesburg on 26 April.

The security forces are also accused of fomenting violence by offering logistical support and supplying weapons to militant supporters of the Inkatha Freedom Party.

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