Hymns rang out in mourning Thursday for those killed in South Africa's bloodiest police action since apartheid, as President Jacob Zuma unveiled a wide-ranging probe into the unrest.
People gather in Marikana after attending a memorial service for the 44 people killed in a wildcat strike at Lonmin's Marikana mine.
"We are shocked as a nation about what happened. None of us ever thought it would happen again," Anglican Bishop Johannes Seoka told the thousands of people gathered near Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine.
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