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Monday, July 17, 2000

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    The headlines last week read "Bombay Landslide Toll Rises." What the news wire services described as a landslide, activists in India are calling a human-environmental disaster waiting to happen. If only 100 die this time, that will be lucky they say. Bodies are still being pulled out of the sewerage, mud and debris where the hillside slum collapsed last week in Bombay killing over 100.

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