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India tops world in pollution deaths in 2015

Deccan Herald Friday, 20 October 2017
Pollution killed 25 lakh Indians — the highest in the world — in 2015, of whom more than 18 lakh lives were snuffed out by foul air alone, a global panel of public health experts have said in their latest report.

Most of these deaths were caused by heart disease, stroke, lung cancer and chronic obstructive...
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