The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: London subway strike causes misery for millions of commuters, Iraqi refugees in Kurdistan face water shortages, South Africa destroys thousands of illegal guns, and Cambodia moves to reduce smoking.
London Tube Strike Causes Travel Chaos
It was the largest walkout of subway workers since 2002.
Water Shortages Make Heat Unbearable for Kurdistan Refugees
Power outages have caused many water pumps in IDP camps to run dry.
Authorities Destroy Thousands of Illegal Firearms
The aim is to cut the country’s high crime rate, but an average of 18 people are still killed by gun violence every day.
Parliament Approves New Anti-Smoking Laws
The country will soon introduce higher tobacco taxes, bolder health warnings, and wider smoking bans.
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