PBS NewsHour

In Philippines, workers toil among hazards in compressor min

Clip: 01/27/2014 | 3m 5s

In the Philippines, people desperate to make a living dive into muddy waters in makeshift mines in search of gold. The job is hazardous, the returns are paltry and they say their work is illegal. But that doesn't stop the miners -- mostly adults and some children -- from diving into the mud to find gold.

Aired: 01/27/14

Rating: NR

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