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Gallery: Anene Booysen's memorial service

Western Cape

Thousands of mourners attended a funeral service for Anene Booysen whose gruesome gang-rape and murder has shocked the nation.

The mother, grandmother and brother of 17-year-old victim Anene Booysen broke down in tears during the service.

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Cape Town 10.02.12 Mother of Anene, Corlia Olivier takes a moment to control herself as the coffin carring her daughter is about to be carried from the herse . The community of Bredasdorp is still in still shock at how she was killed. Anene Booysen (17) was brutally raped and murdered on Friday last week at a construction site where she was employed.
picture : neil baynes  Reporter : WardaCape Town 10.02.12 The community of Bredasdorp still shocked at how Anene was killed. Anene Booysen (17) was brutally raped and murdered on Friday last week at a construction site where she was employed.
picture : neil baynes  Reporter : WardaCape Town-100209-Hundreds of mourners gathered in Bredasdorp for the funeral of Anene Booysen, who had been raped and brutally murdered. Her father Klaasie Speelman and foster mother Corlia Olivier support each other during the service. Reporter Jason Felix. Picture Jeffrey AbrahamsCape Town-100209-Hundreds of mourners gathered in Bredasdorp for the funeral of Anene Booysen, who had been raped and brutally murdered. The family members occupy the front row in the church: (L_R) father Klaasie Speelman, mother Corlia Olivier, aunts Ellsabe Sheldon, Wilma Brooks, Anna Abrahams, sister Anna-Marie Booysen and brother Ryno Booysen. Reporter Jason Felix. Picture Jeffrey AbrahamsCape Town 10.02.12 Family and friends stands and watches as the coffin carring Anene is lower into the grave. The community of Bredasdorp is still in still shock at how she  was killed. Anene Booysen (17) was brutally raped and murdered on Friday last week at a construction site where she was employed.
picture : neil baynes  Reporter : WardaCape Town-100209-Hundreds of mourners gathered in Bredasdorp for the funeral of Anene Booysen, who had been raped and brutally murdered. Her foster mother Corlia Olivier pays her last respects at the grave. Reporter Jason Felix. Picture Jeffrey AbrahamsCape Town - 130210 - Thousands of people attended the memorial service and subsequent march for slain teenager Anene Booysen. Anene was gang raped, after which her throat was slit and she was disemboweled and left for dead. She survived long enough to name one of her attackers, her ex-boyfriend, before she died of her injuries in hospital. Pictured left to right is Elsabe Sheldon, Corlia Olivier & Wilma Brooks. Reporter: Natasha Bezuidenhout Photographer: David RitchieCape Town - 130210 - Thousands of people attended the memorial service and subsequent march for slain teenager Anene Booysen. Anene was gang raped, after which her throat was slit and she was disemboweled and left for dead. She survived long enough to name one of her attackers, her ex-boyfriend, before she died of her injuries in hospital. Pictured is Lynne Brown & Corlia Olivier. Reporter: Natasha Bezuidenhout Photographer: David RitchieCape Town - 130210 - Thousands of people attended the memorial service and subsequent march for slain teenager Anene Booysen. Anene was gang raped, after which her throat was slit and she was disemboweled and left for dead. She survived long enough to name one of her attackers, her ex-boyfriend, before she died of her injuries in hospital. Reporter: Natasha Bezuidenhout Photographer: David RitchieCape Town-130209- More than a thousand people attended a memorial service for Anene Booysen in Bredasdorp, and afterwards marched to the Police Station, where a petitiion was handed to representatives from Social Services and the Police. Keynote speaker Marius Fransmsn addresses those at the service. Reporter Jason Felix. Picture Jeffrey AbrahamsCape Town - 130210 - Thousands of people attended the memorial service and subsequent march for slain teenager Anene Booysen. Anene was gang raped, after which her throat was slit and she was disemboweled and left for dead. She survived long enough to name one of her attackers, her ex-boyfriend, before she died of her injuries in hospital. Reporter: Natasha Bezuidenhout Photographer: David RitchieCape Town-130209- More than a thousand people attended a memorial service for Anene Booysen in Bredasdorp, and afterwards marched to the Police Station, where a petitiion was handed to representatives from Social Services and the Police. Reporter Jason Felix. Picture Jeffrey AbrahamsCape Town - 130210 - Thousands of people attended the memorial service and subsequent march for slain teenager Anene Booysen. Anene was gang raped, after which her throat was slit and she was disemboweled and left for dead. She survived long enough to name one of her attackers, her ex-boyfriend, before she died of her injuries in hospital. Pictured is Marius Fransman & Corlia Olivier. Reporter: Natasha Bezuidenhout Photographer: David Ritchie

Many of her family were dressed in orange and black, and huddled in the front row as Anene's white coffin was carried in.

Anene was described by speakers as a good, happy teen who had never given her family any problems.

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