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65m ‘Mount Everest of Trash’ set to outgrow Taj Mahal by 2020

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A towering mound of rubbish in the Indian town of Ghazipur is set to grow taller than the country’s iconic Taj Mahal by next year. The so-called ‘Mount Everest of Trash,’ which stands at more than 65 metres (213 feet) high, will soon need aircraft lights to warn pilots of its presence, the Supreme Court warned last year. Apart from being a putrid eyesore, the landfill poses a health and safety hazard. Last year, two people were killed after heavy rains caused a landslide.

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