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Philadelphia turns into heroin wasteland: 500,000 used syringes and piles of trash depict ‘heroin hellscape’

The city of Philadelphia has reached an agreement with Conrail to begin a clean-up drive on a notorious half-mile stretch of train tracks, commonly known as El Campamento or The Tracks, that is littered with about half a million used syringes and piles of trash that has made the area a heroin hellscape. The are is situated in Philadelphia’s Fairhill-West Kensington neighborhood.