Four India cities among most polluted in world, WHO says

Four India cities among most polluted in world, WHO says
 

Four out of 10 of the cities in the world with the worst air pollution are in India, the World Health Organization says.
Gwalior, Allahabad, Patna and Raipur have high levels of a type of pollution known as particulate matter (PMs), a study found.
The capital, Delhi, featured as the 11th most polluted city.
Tiny particulate matter can cause stroke, heart disease, lung cancer, and chronic and acute respiratory diseases.
The WHO says more than seven million premature deaths occur every year due to air pollution. Three million of those deaths are due to outdoor air quality.
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13 May 2016 in World News, Views: 31
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