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New Delhi's toxic smog is back

Video Credit: Reuters Studio - Duration: 01:28s - Published
New Delhi's toxic smog is back

New Delhi's toxic smog is back

Air quality in India's capital, New Delhi, has deteriorated sharply as wind died down just as the burning of crop waste in fields sent smoke billowing across the north of the country.

Megan Revell reports.


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Credit: ANI    Duration: 02:23Published
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Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:35Published
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Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 02:19Published