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04/21/10

Photos: The Deprived Coal Miners of Zarand, Kerman

Photos by Farzad Goori, Mehr News Agency

The coal mine workers in the town of Zarand, Kerman province, continue their hard work with the least safety equipments and resources. Last year over 20 people lost their lives in mine accidents in Kerman. So far this year, one miner has died and another been injured. (read report - in Persian)



Zarand, Kerman Province, Iran
Zarand
is a town in the Kerman province of Iran. With a population of about 30,000 people.
It is located about 75 km northwest of the provincial capital of Kerman.






















Communication Room




non-standard air tanks in use by miners




Going down to depths of 300 meters using a worn down elevator








Communicating using antique equipments!

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