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Locals show the affects of the nearby coal mining in their homes. Large cracks have been appearing inside their homes, increasing the risk of the ceiling caving in. Huangjiapo village, Shanxi, China. Some villages in heavy coal mining areas of Shanxi are falling apart due to increased landslides and sink holes caused by the network of poorly regulated tunnels beneath.

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Locals show the affects of the nearby coal mining in their homes. Large cracks have been appearing inside their homes, increasing the risk of the ceiling caving in.  Huangjiapo village, Shanxi, China. Some villages in heavy coal mining areas of Shanxi are falling apart due to increased landslides and sink holes caused by the network of poorly regulated tunnels beneath.