Three killed in clashes at Lonmin mine
Tuesday 14 August 2012
Three people have been killed and at least six injured at a South African mine operated by the platinum producer Lonmin as rival trade unions clashed with each other and the company's security staff.
A series of violent incidents was sparked on Friday when 3,000 rock drill operators at Lonmin's Western Platinum operations 60 miles north-west of Johannesburg staged an illegal strike over pay. Lonmin said two of its security guards were hacked to death on Sunday. And yesterday it said a third person was killed in "suspected union rivalry".
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