NUM chair at Anglo critically injured after petrol bombing

According to the NUM the petrol bombing of one of the chairpersons comes after a string of threats and intimidation of its members around Anglo Platinum mines. (Sapa)

According to the NUM the petrol bombing of one of the chairpersons comes after a string of threats and intimidation of its members around Anglo Platinum mines. (Sapa)

The chairperson of the National Union of Mineworkers' (NUM) Anglo Platinum Khomanani's branch was critically injured after an attack at his home in Rustenburg, the NUM said on Sunday.

NUM spokesperson Lesiba Seshoka said the house of the chairperson, who may not be named until a next of kin has been notified, was petrol-bombed on Friday evening.

"He escaped with serious injuries and has been admitted in the intensive care unit of a local hospital," said Seshoka.

According to the NUM this comes after a string of threats and intimidation of its members around the platinum mine.

Police officials could not immediately confirm the incident. – Sapa.

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