South African Police Shooting At Mine Workers - Raw Video

Posted by BloopZone on Aug. 16, 2012

PLEASE SHARE THIS VIDEO AND HELP THEM GET JUSTICE South African open fired on Thursday afternoon after urging them to give up their weapons and go home to their hostels and shacks. Some did leave, though others carrying weapons began war chants and soon started marching toward the township near the mine, said Molaole Montsho, a journalist with the South African Press Association who was at the scene. The police opened up with a water cannon first, then used stun grenades and tear gas to try and break up the crowd, Montsho said. Suddenly, a group of miners rushed through the scrub and underbrush at a line of police officers. Images broadcast by private television broadcaster showed officers immediately opening fire, with miners falling to the ground. Dozens of shots were fired by police armed with automatic rifles and pistols. The gunfire from weapons apparently on full automatic ended with police officers shouting- Cease fire! By that time, bodies were lying in the dust, some pouring blood. Another im

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