Drone footage shows non-stop mass cremations in New Delhi, India

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Published on 24 Apr 2021, 8:56
Mass cremations took place in the Indian capital on Thursday (April 23) with makeshift facilities taking on the deluge of death due to surging coronavirus cases.

Drone footage showed fires burning and bodies being carried on wooden planks.

India recorded the world's highest daily tally of 314,835 coronavirus infections on Thursday, with the second wave of the pandemic crushing its weak health infrastructure. In Delhi alone, where hospitals are running out of medical oxygen supplies, the daily rise is over 26,000.

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