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Bangkok facing weeks of extreme air pollution

The government is being accused for not giving proper warnings about the health risks as ten million residents of Bangkok endure extreme levels of air pollution.

Bangkok is a mix of modern urban bustle and ancient tradition, but a new problem is casting a shadow over the entire city – some of the worst air pollution in its history.

Thailand’s capital and its ten million residents are enduring extreme levels of air pollution.

There are accusations the government is not giving proper warnings about the health risks.

 

Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler reports from Bangkok.