India | Silicosis killing thousands in quarries across India

Silicosis killing thousands in quarries across India

Afflicted with an incurable disease, miners in Madhya Pradesh continue to work in hazardous environments, often dying before receiving help

October 17, 2018 4:55 PM (UTC+8)
Thousands of workers in quarries in India are suffering from silicosis, a potentially lethal disease. This shows a quarry in Rajasthan. Photo: AFP
Thousands of workers in quarries in India are suffering from silicosis, a potentially lethal disease. This shows a quarry in Rajasthan. Photo: AFP
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