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"Minegolia" | by Al Jazeera English
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"Minegolia"

Every year several people die in the illegal coal mines of Nalaikh, Mongolia. But feeling left out of the country's resource boom, the miners here say they have little choice but to risk their lives. Mongolia's vast mineral wealth has the potential to pull many of its 2.9 million population out of poverty.

 

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Taken on June 20, 2012