Wires

Atlatsa says fires over 2,000 strikers in S.Africa

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Atlatsa Resources onTuesday said it had sacked 2,161 employees at its Bokoniplatinum mine in South Africa after they embarked on a wildcatstrike last week.

The employees have been given up until the close of businesson Wednesday to appeal their dismissal.

(Reporting by Sherilee Lakmidas; editing by David Dolan)

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Keywords: SAFRICAN STRIKES/BOKONI

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