Afghan mine disaster prompts call for safety

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

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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