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The ship graveyard in Gujarat

Workers sort out metal scrap of a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers sort out metal scrap of a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers sort out metal scrap of a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Workers sort out metal scrap of a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers sort out metal scrap of a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers sort out metal scrap of a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Workers pull a rope tied to a decommissioned oil rig to dismantle it at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers pull a rope tied to a decommissioned oil rig to dismantle it at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers pull a rope tied to a decommissioned oil rig to dismantle it at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A worker carries a gas cylinder past decommissioned ships being dismantled at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A worker carries a gas cylinder past decommissioned ships being dismantled at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A worker carries a gas cylinder past decommissioned ships being dismantled at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Workers pull a rope tied to a decommissioned oil rig to dismantle it at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers pull a rope tied to a decommissioned oil rig to dismantle it at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers pull a rope tied to a decommissioned oil rig to dismantle it at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Workers wearing protective gear arrive to dismantle a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers wearing protective gear arrive to dismantle a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers wearing protective gear arrive to dismantle a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A view shows workers dismantling decommissioned ships at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018.  REUTERS/Amit Dave

A view shows workers dismantling decommissioned ships at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A view shows workers dismantling decommissioned ships at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Workers prepare to tie a rope to a decommissioned oil rig to dismantle it at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers prepare to tie a rope to a decommissioned oil rig to dismantle it at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers prepare to tie a rope to a decommissioned oil rig to dismantle it at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Workers travel in a handmade raft after finishing their days job next to a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers travel in a handmade raft after finishing their days job next to a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers travel in a handmade raft after finishing their days job next to a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Workers disembark from a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers disembark from a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers disembark from a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Workers run away as a part of a decommissioned ship falls as it is being dismantled at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers run away as a part of a decommissioned ship falls as it is being dismantled at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers run away as a part of a decommissioned ship falls as it is being dismantled at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Workers dismantle a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers dismantle a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers dismantle a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Workers dismantle a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers dismantle a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers dismantle a decommissioned ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Workers dismantle a decommissioned cargo ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers dismantle a decommissioned cargo ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Workers dismantle a decommissioned cargo ship at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat, India, May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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