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Diving Into The Philippines’ Dangerous, Underwater Mines

Diving into the Philippines’ dangerous, underwater mines

Filipino divers disappear into water as opaque as chocolate milk as they blindly dig in search of gold trapped in muddy sediment. It’s risky business: As miners go deeper, underwater tunnels could collapse or the compressor that provides air may fail. Hari Sreenivasan reports on a dangerous venture undertaken by adults and kids.

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