Mine that produced Queen's diamond investigates claims of abuses by guards

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Petra Diamonds already faces court action on similar grounds, as its contractors are accused of continued assaults on illegal miners

A Tanzanian mine that produced a flawless pink diamond for one of the Queen’s favourite brooches is investigating claims that security personnel have shot and assaulted illegal miners.

New allegations come months after a lawsuit alleging “serious” human rights abuses was filed against Petra Diamonds, the mine’s British owner, in the high court in London.

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