A child plays in a foamy discharge, caused by pollutants mixed with sea water, in the surf at a beach in Chennai, India. Photo: AFP
A child plays in a foamy discharge, caused by pollutants mixed with sea water, in the surf at a beach in Chennai, India. Photo: AFP
India

Children play in toxin-laced white foam washing up on beaches in Chennai, India

  • Chennai’s most famous beaches are covered in white foam, apparently caused by phosphate and sewage
  • Children are playing in the foam and taking selfies, despite warnings about the pollution hazard

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A child plays in a foamy discharge, caused by pollutants mixed with sea water, in the surf at a beach in Chennai, India. Photo: AFP
A child plays in a foamy discharge, caused by pollutants mixed with sea water, in the surf at a beach in Chennai, India. Photo: AFP
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