Illegal Columbian Gold Mine Collapses

Unemployment forces these people to risk their lives every day in these mines. Just last Wednesday there was a large landslide that caused a great tragedy in the village of San Antonio in the municipality of Santander de Quilichao, in an illegal mine where gold is mined . This is due in large part to the neglect of the state, because the rulers are more occupied in their political confrontations in their own town .

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+4 1. FatHorse commented 7 years ago

Desperation for a decent living + Politicians not caring for anything but themselves... poor people... what a waste... :-(
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+3 2. drunkmonk commented 7 years ago

Tragic. Tragic casuallity.
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+1 3. sux2bu commented 7 years ago

Columbia ? Are you sure? It looks more like an African mine.
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+1 4. dzonivoker commented 7 years ago

What happened with the woman that was inside the lake?
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+2 5. Judge-Jake commented 7 years ago

All those people just watching, unbelievable. Some rescuing pieces of wood instead of people. Life is sure cheap here :S
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+1 6. samxgx commented 7 years ago

So sad to lose your live trying to support your family. Kinda makes it harder to complain about my own job but I have to try anyway:

It's a drag....
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+1 7. ringmaster commented 7 years ago

Why hasn't international society put pressure on the authorities? I haven't read about this tragedy at Norwegian sites, which is a disgrace to our news people. Misery like this must be brought to attention! My prayers to the families to the victims <3
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+1 8. LightAng3l commented 7 years ago

Just like ants...
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+1 9. darkmas commented 7 years ago

dozen casualties, out of which eight females confirmed. kilo-made gold-bars never go trans-continental, they sit on same continents where mined, customary grounds. :x
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-2 10. djacy commented 7 years ago

I do not know to laugh or cry........I understand this people are poor and try to make some money but this is crazy (i)
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+1 11. Zeusisgreat commented 7 years ago

Woman at 1:10 didn't look like she made it out... Is this really the world he have created for ourselves, poor people..
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+1 12. joeman commented 7 years ago

Illegal don't work
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+2 13. adelavalle commented 7 years ago

This is really in Colombia
I'm from this country, I can confirm that If Colombia