Rival miners clash in Bolivian capital

Police break up protests between two groups battling for control of lucrative tin mine in La Paz.

    Bolivian police have broken up protests between two rival groups of miners battling for control of a lucrative tin mine 160km from the capital, La Paz.

    The protests have been going on for months, but on Tuesday they became more violent when miners used dynamite sticks against each other.

    Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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