In pictures: Living by India's uranium mine
Why are people affected?

Some people living near India's uranium mine in Jaduguda are suffering deformities. They are unsure of the is cause.

Critics blame mining, saying it contaminates the water. But the Uranium Corporation of India (UCIL) suggests it is down to poor hygiene and diet and alcohol abuse.

Text: Mark Whittaker, photos: Sushilkumar Jha

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