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Sand wars

Killing for sand: a village shaken by one of the biggest and least-reported resource battles of our time. From buildings and roads, to glass and paper, sand is a crucial ingredient in modern civilisation. But we’re running out and a black market is thriving. In The Gambia, the demand for sand has already proven deadly. Thanks for listening. Let us know what you think. #thecomb Get in touch: thecomb@bbc.com