Lack of training in handling demonstrations, led these policemen to assault the miners with deadly force
A demonstration of miners was dissolved in a very violent, in the video, just over a minute, is observed as the cops approached with guns in their hands and vehicles apparently launched water.
But at a time, workers race against the police and the officers shot them with impunity!
The international community issued a strong condemnation of this crime.
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