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Death Metal, Indonesia

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Indonesia - Bangka Island - Outskirts of Sungai Liat - Thousands of miners scratching the lake bed looking for tin. Makeshift pontoons are floating on the water, bamboo sticks are used to scratch the bed and plastic pipes suck the black gold and pump it to the surface. Miners work from 8am until 5 pm surrounded by the undearable noise and black smoke provoked by the engines used to pump the black gold. They earn 15US$ per day. At least one miner die every week.