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A Bath among Toxic Smoke

A man takes a bath under a public tanker filling tap in an open cast coal mining area in Jharia near Dhanbad. The toxic smoke bellows out of cracks from underground fire that has been ravaging the area for decades.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Jharia, India
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Arka Dutta