Miners Sue South Africa's Deputy President Over 2012 Strike

November 14, 2015 9:45 AM

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A lawyer representing miners injured and arrested during a strike in which at least 44 people were killed, most of them by police, says his clients are suing South Africa's deputy president.

Lawyer Andries Nkome said on Friday the 330 miners are suing Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa for 1 billion rand (about $70 million).

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