Thousands of miners mark South Africa shooting anniversary

August 16, 2016 2:35 PM

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Thousands of miners mark South Africa shooting anniversary

MARIKANA, South Africa – Thousands of mine workers have gathered around a rocky hill to mark the anniversary of the deadliest protest in South Africa in decades.

Four years ago, police shot dead 34 miners at Marikana who were striking over low pay and poor living conditions.

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