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Once a thriving industry, years of economic decline have turned Pakistan's Gadani beach from a lifeline to the site of the nation's now dying ship-breaking industry.

Those who are still employed in the ship breaking industry work for months at a time on a single vessel without protective gear to guard from the smoke and heavy materials they work around with. The nearest hospital is over 50km away.

Kamal Hyder reports from Baluchistan.

Source: Al Jazeera