Nkaneng shantytown

A woman holds a child as laundry dries o...A woman holds a child as laundry dries on July 9, 2013 in the Nkaneng shantytown next to the platinum mine, run by British company Lonmin, in Marikana. On August 16, 2012, police at the Marikana mine open fire on striking workers, killing 34 and injuring 78, during a strike was for better wages and living conditions. Miners still live in dire conditions despite a small wage increase.

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A woman holds a child as laundry dries on Tuesday in the Nkaneng shantytown next to the platinum mine run by British company Lonmin, in Marikana, South Africa. On August 16, 2012, police at the mine opened fire on striking workers, killing 34 and injuring 78, during a strike for better wages and living conditions. Miners still live in dire conditions despite a small wage increase. Read more