In this video posted by ‘Mswati Channel’ it was reported that Gwede Mantashe, Minister of Mineral Resources, at Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape, apparently ordered police to shoot off stun grenades at the community of Xolobeni who don’t want mining in the area. Uniformed police officers can be seen beating up one of the community members who had attended the meeting.

Police also fired stun grenades as community members fled from the back of a huge white marquee, picking up and later slamming chairs to the ground.

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