Reuters reported South Africa riot police opened fire on striking miners at Lonmin’s (LSE:LMI) Marikana platinum mine on Thursday.
As quoted in the market news:
Heavily armed officers backed by armoured vehicles were laying out barbed wire barricades when they were outflanked by some of the estimated 3,000 miners massed on a rocky outcrop near the mine, 100 km (60 miles) northwest of Johannesburg.
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