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Why did Lonmin issue an ultimatum to its workers?

The company which owns the South African mine where 34 striking workers were shot by police last week, says operations have now resumed.

Lonmin had threatened to sack anyone who failed to turn up to work on Monday, but the firm now says it is putting the deadline back a day in light of last Thursday's tragic events.

5 liveBreakfast asked David Lennox, a mining analyst at the stock market research company Fat Prophets in Australia, what he made of Lonmin's ultimatum to 3,000 workers to show up or get fired.

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