Mourning in S Africa over mine deaths

President calls for mourning over shooting of dozens outside mine, as community searches for loved ones.

    South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has announced a week of national mourning days after police opened fire on a workers' strike at a platinum mine, killing 34 people.

    Many people in the Marikana community, the site of the mine, are still searching for their loved ones - brothers, husbands and cousins who never returned from the strikes - and are still to be accounted for. 

    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Marikana.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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