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India builds wall to hide slum ahead of Trump visit

Government calls it a 'beautification and cleanliness' effort

AHMEDABAD, India (AP) -- A half-kilometer (1,640-foot) brick wall has been hastily erected in India's Gujarat state ahead of a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump, with critics saying it was built to block the view of a slum area inhabited by more than 2,000 people.

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