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US: Anger as prosecutors drop charges over Flint poisoned water

The government is asking the Flint community to trust them, saying that justice delayed is not justice denied.

Prosecutors are defending their decision to drop criminal charges in one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in US history.

City leaders in Flint, Michigan are accused of a crime against humanity by knowingly piping drinking water poisoned with lead into people’s homes.

Al Jazeera’s Heidi Zhou-Castro reports.