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Glencore lays arson charge against Amcu strikers

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Johannesburg - Glencore has laid arson charges against the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) as a three-week coal strike turns increasingly violent, it said on Thursday.

Workers from Amcu torched two trucks and offices at the Wonderfontein Mine on Wednesday night, taking the petrol bomb incidents to around 10 since the strike started, Glencore said.

Around 60 striking workers accused of intimidating other employees and damaging nearby farms have been arrested.

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