Orgreave inquiry: Marchers at rally told fight continues

Campaigners have repeated their calls for an inquiry into one of the most violent episodes of the miners strike in the 1980s.

Police and miners clashed at a coke plant in Orgreave, near Rotherham, in 1984.

Heavy-handed policing was blamed by miners, although police claim they were defending themselves.

Former miners, trade unionists and campaigners attended an annual march and rally in Orgreave on Saturday.

A public inquiry into the incident was ruled out by the home secretary in October.

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