Police to Probe Mine Violence in South Africa

Unrest at Lonmin - one of the world's largest platinum-producing mines - led to the deaths of several people, including police, after nearly a week's strike action involving rival unions.




A worker on duty (file photo): Violence at the Lonmin Marikana mine has been linked to clashes between members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), which are reportedly fighting for control of local mines.

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