The narrow ducts typically run through slums, and residents have been dumping trash in the waterways for decades due to the lack of a decent rubbish disposal system in poor areas. Photo: AFP The narrow ducts typically run through slums, and residents have been dumping trash in the waterways for decades due to the lack of a decent rubbish disposal system in poor areas. Photo: AFP
The narrow ducts typically run through slums, and residents have been dumping trash in the waterways for decades due to the lack of a decent rubbish disposal system in poor areas. Photo: AFP

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The narrow ducts typically run through slums, and residents have been dumping trash in the waterways for decades due to the lack of a decent rubbish disposal system in poor areas. Photo: AFP The narrow ducts typically run through slums, and residents have been dumping trash in the waterways for decades due to the lack of a decent rubbish disposal system in poor areas. Photo: AFP
The narrow ducts typically run through slums, and residents have been dumping trash in the waterways for decades due to the lack of a decent rubbish disposal system in poor areas. Photo: AFP
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