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Delhi records worst air quality after Diwali due to bursting of crackers

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IMAGE: Buildings are seen shrouded in smog in canada goose coats New Delhi. The Air Quality Index entered in severe category at 2 am after midnight on Thursday and will continue to remain in severe category until evening. Photograph: Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters

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IMAGE: A boy lights a www.haydar-furniture.com firecracker on a street as he celebrates Diwali. People burst firecrackers until at least midnight, two hours after the 10 pm deadline. Photograph: Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters

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