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India home to 22 of 30 most polluted cities in the world: report

Gurugram tops list; Bangladesh and Pakistan urban areas also rank among worst

Visitors peer at the Taj Mahal through morning air pollution in Agra, India, in January.   © Reuters

NEW DELHI -- The bustling Indian city of Gurugram, near the capital, has the world's most toxic air, according to a new report, which also shows that the South Asian country is home to 22 out of the 30 most polluted cities globally.

Neighboring Pakistan's Faisalabad and Lahore placed Nos. 3 and 10, respectively, while Bangladesh's capital Dhaka took the 17th spot, according to the "2018 World Air Quality Report," released by IQAir AirVisual and Greenpeace. New Delhi placed 11th.

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