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Blood for sale- India’s illegal ‘red’ market

We find the blood tout, Rajesh, sitting on a tattered blanket next to a stall drinking milky tea from a flimsy plastic cup as monkeys traverse electrical lines overhead. Posing as the relatives of an accident victim, we tell him we need three units of blood. “Three thousand rupees ($48; £30) per donor,” Rajesh says. […]

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