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Heavy Traffic

photo series pollution by iron factories - Chhattisgarh, Raigarh District

There are many traffic accidents by the heavy trucks, running for the iron factories.

 Heavy traffic of big trucks on small roads.

 The trucks are often old and overloaded. Sometimes they lose fly-ash, the very poisonous waste of the iron factories.

 Villagers halted the truck and required the driver to stop the pollution.

 There are many traffic accidents. Villagers walking on the roadside are killed.

 Once the people of Raigarh District became so angry they put several trucks in fire. They demanded safe roads.

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Photos: Jan Chetana, Raigarh - Creative Commons