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Photos: The Coal Miners of Zarand

Photos by Hamid Sadeghi, 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. In 2009 over 20 people died in mine accidents in Kerman, and since then more miners have lost their lives working in this harsh environment.

The sign says: "Father, we are waiting for you. Return home safe"

Zarand is a town in Iran's Kerman province with a population of about 30,000 people

Miner is holding the picture of dead comrade

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