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

JOHANNESBURG Tue Oct 9, 2012 9:11am EDT

JOHANNESBURG Oct 9 (Reuters) - Atlatsa Resources on Tuesday said it had sacked 2,161 employees at its Bokoni platinum mine in South Africa after they embarked on a wildcat strike last week.

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