Zuma: Mine shooting to be probed

2012-08-17 19:11
President Jacob Zuma. Picture: Beeld

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Relatives search for loved ones

2012-08-17 17:00

Relatives of protesting Marikana mineworkers have gathered at Lonmin's hospital to search for their loved ones after more than 30 miners were shot dead in a confrontation with the police. WATCH.WATCH

.Rustenburg - A commission of inquiry would be set up to investigate the causes of a shooting that left 34 people dead in the North West, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday.

"We have to uncover the truth about what happened here. In this regard, I've decided to institute a commission of inquiry.

"The inquiry will enable us to get to the real cause of the incident and to derive the necessary lessons too," he said, according to AFP

"This is a shocking thing."

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