South Africa: Industrial pollution blamed for rise in diseases

South Africa: Industrial pollution blamed for rise in diseases

People living along the coast in the South African city of Durban have long complained about the effects of toxic industrial pollution.

But they are now stepping up their criticism, accusing oil and chemical factories located near their homes of being behind frequent cases of cancer, asthma and other illnesses.

Al Jazeera’s Mohamed Vall reports from Durban.

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