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The hellish coal fields of Jharia | DW English

Savitri Mahto’s morning begins with her shift at the coal mine in the Jharia neighborhood of the Indian city of Dhanbad. There the 17-year-old toils away for hours every day in order to support her family. The toxic fumes are destroying Savitri’s health, but she cannot afford to see a doctor.
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