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Strikers urged to 'remain steadfast' at S.Africa platinum mine

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Thousands of club-wielding striking workers at a platinum mine in South Africa were urged by their leaders to remain steadfast in the face of a deadline to return underground Wednesday.  

Striking miners march in Marikana, 40 kms from Rustenburg, in the South African platinum belt on May 14, 2014

The miners gathered at a stadium near the Lonmin operations in Marikana, northwest of Johannesburg, as the world's third biggest platinum producer moved to break a months-long strike.

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