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Illegal gold mining reported in Jin Jiu

THEM THAR HILLS:A geological survey found there was still US$6.8bn of gold in the area, and locals whisper that strangers at the closed mines do illegal, dangerous work

By Wu Liang-yi and Jake Chung  /  Staff reporter, with Staff writer

The bureau’s Ruifang District security personnel said that it was not easy to illegally mine gold these days, adding that the rumors of illegal mining were unsubstantiated.

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