6 of the world’s 10 most polluted cities are in India

The worst polluted cities in the world include Dehli, Hotan and Raiwind. Image: Unsplash/Naveed Ahmed

Douglas Broom

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Top 10 worst polluted cities in the world, according to IQAir. Image: World Air Quality Report 2019, IQAir
Delhi, India, has the worst air pollution of any capital city in the world. Image: REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

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