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Years of mining destroy underground water systems as land caves in

Date: 15-Jan-13
Country: China
Author: China Daily

Years of mining destroy underground water systems as land caves in

People look at a recently caved-in area on a paddy field in Fukou county, Hunan province, January 12, 2013. More than 20 pits formed from the sunken ground surface in Fukou county during the past four months. According to the local media, the government's initial investigation showed years of mining destroyed the local underground water systems and led to the numerous cave-ins. Picture taken January 12, 2013.

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