In a video circulating online, a chinese man said to be a miner was caught on camera attacking a Sierra Leone man with a rod when mining activities was going on in Sierra Leone.
. In the now-viral video, the Chinese man is seen scolding Sierra Leonean workers and the scolding turned physical when a Sierra Leonean, who is the Safety Officer on site, stood up to him.
According to the video, one of the staffs was scolded by the Chinese man.
He spat on the floor in front of the local he was scolding. The sierra leone then later called the Chinese man out for this, saying: “Get out. Out of this place man.”
The Chinese miner walks up yo the Sierra Leonean Safety Officer and begins pointing at him while scolding.
He got angry and went overboard, and slap the documents the man has in his hands and a fight breaks out.
The Chinese miner runs to pick a rod and runs back to attack the safety officer, but got stopped by other locals; Sierra Leonean workers from harming the man. Soon, other Chinese workers run to the scene and start scolding the black man filming the incident, the man tells them the Asian man had no right to do what he did to the Sierra Leonean worker. The man filming is heard narrating what happened to the other Chinese workers who ran to the scene during the fight. He says: “The man is conducting a safety tool box meeting, he went there and disrupt the safety meeting. He has no right.”
The incident happened at Tonkolili Iron Ore mine.