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Delhi's toxic smog

A woman walks across a field on a smoggy morning in Delhi. A thick cloud of toxic smog 10 times the recommended limit has enveloped India's capital.

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A woman walks across a field on a smoggy morning in Delhi. A thick cloud of toxic smog 10 times the recommended limit has enveloped India's capital. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A woman walks across a field on a smoggy morning in Delhi. A thick cloud of toxic smog 10 times the recommended limit has enveloped India's capital. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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People walk through smog near Delhi. 


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People walk through smog near Delhi. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

People walk through smog near Delhi. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A child wears a face mask for protection from air pollution in Delhi. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A child wears a face mask for protection from air pollution in Delhi. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A child wears a face mask for protection from air pollution in Delhi. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A girl wearing a face mask looks out from a bus on a smoggy day in Delhi. 


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A girl wearing a face mask looks out from a bus on a smoggy day in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A girl wearing a face mask looks out from a bus on a smoggy day in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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A man walks through smog near Delhi. 


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A man walks through smog near Delhi. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A man walks through smog near Delhi. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A firefighter sprays water onto trees to fight the air pollution in Delhi. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A firefighter sprays water onto trees to fight the air pollution in Delhi. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A firefighter sprays water onto trees to fight the air pollution in Delhi. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A street cleaner works in heavy smog in Delhi. 


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A street cleaner works in heavy smog in Delhi. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A street cleaner works in heavy smog in Delhi. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Vehicles drive through heavy smog in Delhi. 


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Vehicles drive through heavy smog in Delhi. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Vehicles drive through heavy smog in Delhi. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A woman wearing a scarf to cover her face looks on as she waits for a passenger bus on a smoggy morning in New Delhi. 


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A woman wearing a scarf to cover her face looks on as she waits for a passenger bus on a smoggy morning in New Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A woman wearing a scarf to cover her face looks on as she waits for a passenger bus on a smoggy morning in New Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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People ride a boat as seagulls fly over the waters of the river Yamuna on a smoggy morning in New Delhi. 


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People ride a boat as seagulls fly over the waters of the river Yamuna on a smoggy morning in New Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

People ride a boat as seagulls fly over the waters of the river Yamuna on a smoggy morning in New Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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Illegal crop burning in farm states surrounding New Delhi, vehicle exhausts and swirling construction dust have contributed to what has become an annual crisis.


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Illegal crop burning in farm states surrounding New Delhi, vehicle exhausts and swirling construction dust have contributed to what has become an annual crisis. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Illegal crop burning in farm states surrounding New Delhi, vehicle exhausts and swirling construction dust have contributed to what has become an annual crisis. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A woman walks with her face covered with a scarf and a face mask on a smoggy day in New Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A woman walks with her face covered with a scarf and a face mask on a smoggy day in New Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A woman walks with her face covered with a scarf and a face mask on a smoggy day in New Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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People exercise in a park on a smoggy morning in New Delhi. 


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People exercise in a park on a smoggy morning in New Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

People exercise in a park on a smoggy morning in New Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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A man stands on railway platform on a smoggy morning in Delhi. 


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A man stands on railway platform on a smoggy morning in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A man stands on railway platform on a smoggy morning in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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A man covers his face as he walks to work in Delhi. 



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A man covers his face as he walks to work in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A man covers his face as he walks to work in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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A man exercises in a park on a smoggy morning in New Delhi. 


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A man exercises in a park on a smoggy morning in New Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A man exercises in a park on a smoggy morning in New Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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People cross the road in Delhi. 


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People cross the road in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

People cross the road in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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A man covers his face with a handkerchief as he walks ina park on a smoggy morning in Delhi. 


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A man covers his face with a handkerchief as he walks ina park on a smoggy morning in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A man covers his face with a handkerchief as he walks ina park on a smoggy morning in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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A schoolboy covers his face with a handkerchief as he waits for a passenger bus on a smoggy morning in Delhi. 


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A schoolboy covers his face with a handkerchief as he waits for a passenger bus on a smoggy morning in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A schoolboy covers his face with a handkerchief as he waits for a passenger bus on a smoggy morning in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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Boys wear masks on a smoggy day in Delhi. 

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Boys wear masks on a smoggy day in Delhi. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Boys wear masks on a smoggy day in Delhi. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A man walks along a railway platform on a smoggy morning in Delhi. 


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A man walks along a railway platform on a smoggy morning in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A man walks along a railway platform on a smoggy morning in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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A woman walks along the road on a smoggy morning in Delhi. 

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A woman walks along the road on a smoggy morning in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A woman walks along the road on a smoggy morning in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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A man covers his face as he walks to work, in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A man covers his face as he walks to work, in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal

A man covers his face as he walks to work, in Delhi. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal
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A general view of New Delhi during heavy smog. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A general view of New Delhi during heavy smog. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A general view of New Delhi during heavy smog. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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