Photographer Ebrahim Noroozi: Iranian Coal Miners

In this Thursday, May 8, 2014 photo, a coal miner lights a cigarette after a long of work at a mine near the city of Zirab 212 kilometers (132 miles) northeast of the capital Tehran, on a mountain in Mazandaran province northern Iran. Around 1,200 miners work across 10 mines in the Mazandaran province, inContinue reading “Photographer Ebrahim Noroozi: Iranian Coal Miners”

In this Thursday, May 8, 2014 photo, a coal miner lights a cigarette after a long of work at a mine near the city of Zirab 212 kilometers (132 miles) northeast of the capital Tehran, on a mountain in Mazandaran province northern Iran. Around 1,200 miners work across 10 mines in the Mazandaran province, in a mountainous, verdant area. More than 12,000 tons of coal is extracted from the mines each month, almost all of which is shipped south for use in Iran’s steel industry. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

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