UPDATE: Case relating to Marikana deaths postponed

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A white cross next to the hill where almost three years ago miners where gunned down by the South African police during a violent wave of strikes in Marikana.

• Editor&39;s note: This article is updated each time new information becomes available.

JOHANNESBURG - Six years after the Marikana massacre, nine police officers appeared in court on Monday.

The case was however postponed to 14 September.

They face several charges including murder, attempted murder and obstructing justice.

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These charges relate to the deaths of four miners during the protests, which continued for several days.

This will be the suspects&39; second court appearance.