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Death toll at S. African mine clash climbs

Updated: 2012-08-18 07:50
By Agencies in Marikana, South Africa ( China Daily)

Death toll at S. African mine clash climbs

A policeman confronts protesting miners outside a South African platinum mine in Rustenburg, 100 km northwest of Johannesburg, on Thursday. Police opened fire against thousands of striking miners armed with machetes and sticks, resulting in one of the worst police shootings in the country since apartheid. Siphiwe Sibeko / Reuters

Death toll at S. African mine clash climbs

Union chief says 36 workers killed in confrontation

Death toll at S. African mine clash climbs

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