implatsSowetanLive reports that members of the public order policing unit were deployed to Burgersfort in Limpopo after community members attacked Impala Platinum’s Marula mine on Sunday evening.  

Impala spokesperson Johan Theron said the vandalism had taken place at around midnight, that one of the cables leading to a ventilation shaft had been cut during the protest and that a guard house had also been damaged.  He added that the mine’s operations had not been affected.  Theron indicated that the mine had engaged with community leaders but they did not know who was responsible for the attack or what their demands were.

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