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Fri Oct 24 13:17:34 SAST 2014

Police fire rubber bullets at Xstrata strikers

Reuters | 12 November, 2012 16:27
A is Kroondal on Google Maps
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South African police said on Monday officers had fired rubber bullets to disperse protesting miners who barricaded a road leading to the Kroondal chrome mine operated by mining giant Xstrata.

Xstrata dismissed 400 workers at the mine over a week ago for taking part in an illegal strike.

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