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Four held for Amplats violence

The arrests come after a confrontation between police and striking miners.

FILE: Amplats miners march to Bleskop Stadium in Rustenburg on 6 October 2012. Picture: Govan Whittles/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Four people have been arrested for public violence at Anglo Platinum's Tumela mine in Limpopo.

The arrests come after a confrontation between police and striking miners.

The men were taken into custody after police disrupted a mass meeting held by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu).

Officers opened fire on workers with rubber bullets.

It's alleged one person was shot in the eye.

The police's Ronel Otto said, "At this stage, we haven't received any reports of anybody that was injured in this incident. No such case has been opened at the police station."

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