Emeralds shine in troubled Swat Valley

Reopening of mines after decade of violence and neglect brings jobs, investment and hope.

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    The Mingora emerald mines in Pakistan's troubled Swat Valley have opened again after years of violence and looting by the now-departed Taliban.

    The re-emergence of the mining industry has brought jobs, investment and a certain amount of hope to the area.

    Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder reports from the Swat Valley.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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