As per reports, it has been revealed that South African police has given back answer to the revolt of miners, who were rallying in Marikana. The police was found to be taking the help of tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse the crowd.
The miners were found to be agitated, as the authorities concerned have taken action against them and have conducted raids at their hotels. It was suspected by them that these miners were keeping arms in the hostels.
While giving information about raids, it was revealed that approximately 500 policemen took part in the raid, which was being carried out at the hostels of Karee platinum mine of Lonmin, which is near Marikana.
It was found that 34 people were killed during the scene, as miners were not handing over their weapons to them easily. Moreover, it has been found that the police have arrested five people in the raid.
"The aim of the raid was to disarm the mine workers to make sure that we do away with the elements of threats that are taking their toll”, said Thulani Ngubane, who is the spokesman for the police. The police have yet again said that they will continue to make sure that no illegal action takes place in the area.
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