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Air pollution killed 12.4 lakh in India in 2017; exposure to PM 2.5 pollutant highest in Delhi, says report
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Air pollution killed 12.4 lakh in India in 2017; exposure to PM 2.5 pollutant highest in Delhi, says report

Around 12.4 lakh deaths in India in 2017 is attributable to air pollution, it said and termed air pollution a leading risk factor for deaths in the country where the average life expectancy would have been 1.7 years higher if the pollution levels were less than the minimal level causing health loss.