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Hundreds die from lead poisoning in Nigeria

Lead poisoning has killed hundreds of Nigerian people in state of Zamfara which used to be a gold mine hub.

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Lead poisoning has killed hundreds of people - most of them children - in an area which used to be a gold mine hub.

Treatment is expenisve and takes time, and many locals have began to view the discovery of gold as a curse.

Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris reports from Zamfara state in Nigeria.

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