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Air pollution killing thousands in Kabul
About 3,000 people dying each year in Afghan capital, the same as the number of civilians killed in fighting.
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2012 11:25

Air pollution in Afghanistan's capital is so bad that it is causing a host of health problems.

The Ministry of Health says about 3,000 people a year die because of poor air quality. That is the same as the number of civilians killed in fighting every year.

Al Jazeera's Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul.

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