Unreported World ~ India Children of the Inferno 2009 04 17 Ch 4
Aidan Hartley reveals a vision of hell in North East India, where the earth is literally on fire as vast subterranean coal fires burn out of control beneath towns and villages in the Jharia coalfields in Jharkand state.The air is filled with smoke and poisonous gas as fires smoulder in the ground from underground coal seams which are spontaneously combusting over an area of several hundred square kilometres. Children mine coal here day in day out, and half a million people are being moved out of their ancestral villages to make way for the coal mines fuelling India's growth.
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