Cops fire teargas at Amplats protesters

2012-09-19 11:01
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Rustenburg - Police have fired teargas at a crowd of protesters in a township near a mine owned by Anglo American Platinum near Rustenburg, the company said.

"I can confirm that the SAPS (South African Police Service) used teargas to disperse an illegal gathering at Sondela informal settlement," spokesperson Mpumi Sithole said in an e-mail to Reuters.

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