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Congo army fires shot in Glencore plant protesters

Christian Fernsby ▼ | July 8, 2019
Congolese soldiers fired gunshots in the air on Monday as illegal miners gathered outside a metallurgical plant on a copper and cobalt concession run by Glencore, a witness told Reuters.
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The protest at the Luilu plant follows the eviction last week of thousands of illegal miners from Glencore's Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) concession, where 43 people died in a landslide.