Rajendara cries after having a wound cleaned and mended at the Yamuna Bazaar in New Delhi, India, on May 17, 2012. Without money or his own drugs, Rajendara stole from another user, who then broke a bottle over his arm. The 2-square-mile Yamuna Bazaar plays host to approximately 1,200 homeless injecting drug users.
Deepak, a homeless drug user and resident of the Yamuna Bazaar, injects a friend with heroin in the Yamuna Bazaar in New Delhi, India, on May 15, 2012. Users will inject multiple times a day.
Residents of the Yamuna Bazaar take in the last light of the day as temperatures cool off a few degrees from the 115-degree high and mosquitos begin to come out in full force on May 16, 2012.
Blood pours down the hand of Rajendara, a man who was attacked after stealing drugs from another user, while he gets the wound cleaned by an NGO worker on May 17, 2012.
A chemist shop in Old Delhi on May 26, 2012. People working in the area claim that pharmacies like this one sell pharmaceutical drugs illegally to peddlers.
Two men lay passed out after injecting three doses each of a heroin-pharmaceutical mixture throughout the day on May 18, 2012.
Ajay, a 22-year-old drug addict, has his foot cleaned after a dog bite turned into an abscess. Ajay began doing drugs when a friend, who collected trash with him, offered him heroin.
Members of the heroin and pharmaceutical injecting community in the Yamuna Bazaar begin to carry the body of Karan Yadav, who died minutes before after overdosing on heroin. A small argument broke out between the family on the roof and a group on the stairs (not pictured). This is the way many at the Yamuna Bazaar meet their end.