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S.African Union Leader 'Shot Dead at Lonmin Mine'

S.African Union Leader 'Shot Dead at Lonmin Mine'

A union leader was shot dead at a Lonmin platinum mine in South Africa on Monday, the union said, amid heightened tensions after deadly strikes at the mine last year.

The local shaft leader “was killed in front of the union offices,” said National Union of Mineworkers regional spokesman Mxhasi Sithethi.

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