Anglo American Platinum mine in Rustenburg
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South Africa: Shooting at Anglo American platinum mine

18 February 2013 Last updated at 17:05 GMT

At least five miners have been reported shot by security guards at the Anglo American platinum mine in Rustenburg.

A police spokesman said there was a stand-off between two rival mine unions, the National Union of Mine Workers NUM and Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union.

Milton Nkosi reports from Johannesburg.