The fireworks let off for the Hindu festival of light, Diwali, have led to heavy air pollution in India's capital. But people are also choking on exhaust fumes and industrial emissions.
A blanket of thick smog carrying harmful particulate matter has engulfed large parts of northern India and Pakistan. Hospitals in the region are witnessing a huge spike in patients suffering from respiratory problems.
The Indian capital is covered in a blanket of thick smog as the concentration of harmful particulate matter in the air reached hazardous levels. Local officials have asked schools to remain shut until Sunday.
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India's Supreme Court has temporarily banned the sale of firecrackers in Delhi ahead of Diwali, a festival marked by bursting firecrackers and lighting lamps. The ruling came after several children filed a petition.
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