Afghan miners toil with stone-age machinery

Conditions in mines are dangerously primitive and muscle power rules as machinery is antiquated.

    A trip down a coal mine in Afghanistan is like stepping back in time.

    Conditions are dangerously primitive and muscle power rules, because machinery is non-existent or antique.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Ferguson reports from Baghlan province.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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