Telang Mohai (37) was from Lithabaneng, Maseru in Lesotho. He had been working for Lonmin since 2003.

Telang was killed at scene 2 after he was shot twice in the back. One of the bullets travelled downwards, which means he was either shot from above or while lying down.

He was the sole breadwinner in his family and left behind his wife and three young children.

According to his wife, Matumelo Mohai, “The children still haven’t recovered from the shock. After hearing of his death they were inconsolable. They talk about the days that he was meant to come home on leave and how they were looking forward to spending time with him. Now he is gone.”

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