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Miners, Spanish riot police clash at 'Pozo Soton' mine

Flames engulf a Spanish miner after he poured gas from a bridge on burning tires and wood to cut off road access during a miner's demonstration inside "Pozo Soton" mine in northern Spain on July 4. No information was available on the condition of the miner.

Coal miners fire handmade rockets during a clash with the Spanish national riot police on July 4 at the "Pozo Soton" mine in northern Spain.

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Spanish riot policemen fire tear gas to disperse a miners' demonstration in El Entrego, inside "Pozo Soton" near Langreo, northern Spain on July 4.

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A miner kicks a gas canister fired by the Spanish national riot police during the clashes between police and miners inside the "Pozo Soton" coal mine in northern Spain on July 4.

Spanish coal miners are protesting against the government's proposal to decrease funding for coal production.

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