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A Chinese Mines Manager Killed in Zambia

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A Chinese Mines Manager Killed in Zambia

Zambian miners have killed a Chinese mines manager during a riot on Saturday by pushing a trolley at him at a coal mine.

The miners went on a strike against the Chinese-owned mining company for delaying implementation of their new minimum wage plans.

“Wu Shengzai, aged 50, has been killed by protesting workers after being hit by a trolley which was pushed towards him by the rioting miners as he ran away into the underground where he wanted to seek refuge,” Southern province police commissioner Fred Mutondo told state news agency, the Zambia News and Information Services.

China owns several mining companies in Zambia, investing more than USD 400m in the country.

Zambia is endowed with rich copper mine fields, providing nearly three-fourth quarters of the country’s exports.

According to the Human Rights Watch Report of 2011, labor conditions in Chinese mines have been worse than any other foreign-owned mines.

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