Mineworkers shot this morning in Rustenburg

426998_515531581797745_1411554952_nAbout 15 striking miners at a chrome mine near Rustenburg were admitted to hospital after clashes with security guards, police said on Tuesday.

“Ten miners were admitted to hospital. They were injured after security guards fired what are reported to be rubber bullets,” police spokesperson Thulani Ngubane said.

He added that officers had arrived at the mine, owned by chemicals group Lanxess, and the situation was under control

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