Afghan mine disaster prompts call for safety

Saturday's mining disaster killed 23 people, caused outrage across the country and prompted Karzai to react.

Last Modified: 17 Sep 2013 18:32
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Saturday's mining disaster in northern Afghanistan killed 23 miners and caused outrage across the country.

President Hamid Karzai has called for an inquiry, but accidents in the country's mines are a common problem.

Al Jazeera's Jane Ferguson reports.


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