Saturday, October 13, 2012
South Africa police arrest four after clash at Amplats
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Four people were arrested following a violent clash overnight with protesters near an Anglo American Platinum shaft in Rustenburg, about 120 km northwest of Johannesburg, police said on Saturday
Police said in a statement officers used teargas and rubber bullets to disperse about 1,000 protesters who were marching on Friday night toward the Khomanani 1 shaft.
The crowd responding with petrol bombs, damaging one police vehicle, police said. There were no reports of injuries.
(Reporting by David Dolan; Editing by Alison Williams)