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Ghazipur landfill collapse: A month on, pile of garbage strewn across road unnerves residents

Source: Indian Express, New Delhi, Date: October , 2017

Source: Indian Express, New Delhi, Oct 24, 2017:- Every time 50-year-old Mahipal Singh crosses the pile of garbage on the pucca road near the canal in Ghazipur, its a grim reminder of the son he lost on September 1. Abhishek, 20, was on his way home to Rajbir Colony, when a portion of the landfill fell into the canal, and the rising water washed up those on the road. Abhishek was one of the two who died. Almost two months after the incident, a heap of garbage from that day still remains on the road. I have to take that road every day, it scares me, hurts me the authorities have not even bothered to clear the dump, said Singh.

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