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Miners arrested in SA

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Workers at a mine in South Africa have been charged with the murder of their colleagues, even though they were shot by police.

Thirty-four miners died after police opened fire when a strike turned violent earlier this month.

State prosecutors have used a law called 'common purpose' to charge the 270 workers.

But the country's justice minister has asked for an explanation.

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