An injured policeman is tended after he was attacked and injured by striking Lonmin miners near Rustenburg.
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Deadly riots between rival unions at Rustenburg mine

A policeman and four miners have been killed during riots at a South African platinum mine near Pretoria.

A second policeman is said to be in critical condition in hospital.

Clashes began on Friday between the recognised miners' union and a rival unofficial union.

Jean-Jacques Cornish, a reporter in Pretoria, spoke to 5 liveUp All Night.

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  • 14 Aug 2012
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