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South Africa miners released

Associated Press
Mourners attend a memorial service at the Lonmin Platinum Mine near Rustenburg, South Africa, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012 for striking miners that were shot and killed by police last week.   (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

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270 of the miners detained at the Marikana shootings were released from police custody Monday, September 3, after prosecutors withdrew murder charges brought under an obscure apartheid-era security law for the police killing of their colleagues.

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