HC Deb 30 October 1956 vol 558 c141W
Mr. Swingler

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what disturbances occurred during the strike on the Copper Belt in Northern Rhodesia; and what casualties occurred among members of the police force and supporters of the strike, respectively.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

Between 11th and 17th September there were minor disturbances at Luanshya, Kalulushi, Mufulira and Ndola during which five members of the police and 40 members of the public suffered minor injuries. It is not possible to state whether the members of the public who were injured were supporters of any strike.

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