'Never again can we allow such a tragedy to befall our nation' - Ramaphosa on Marikana massacre

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- news24.com | 2 months ago

"The ANC recognises that, try as we might, South Africa can never go back and undo the tragic incidents leading up to and which occurred on that fateful day.

However, as South Africans, we can learn from them, or rather we have a duty to learn from them," ANC spokesperson Pule Mabe said in a statement. A strike for better wages in 2012 resulted in 34 people being killed by police, 78 wounded and 250 arrested on August 16, 2012.

Ten people, including two policemen and two Lonmin security guards, were killed during the previous week, News24 earlier reported.

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