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South African police fired tear gas to disperse about 3,000 mourners at the funeral of a black guerrilla, and 10 people needed medical treatment afterward, witnesses said. The incident occurred as the crowd tried to follow the coffin to a cemetery in Soweto near Johannesburg. The funeral was for Cornelius Oupa Tau, 31, who killed himself with a hand grenade when police tried to arrest him last month. Elsewhere, police reported scattered violence on the first night after lifting of South Africa's state of emergency.

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