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New Delhi strives to combat ‘apocalyptic’ air pollution

The government has started a car rationing scheme to help curb pollution and distributed millions of masks so people can protect themselves.

India‘s capital city is engulfed in smog and the air quality index has crossed the safety mark.

The government has distributed millions of masks so people can help themselves, lending air to a dangerous situation.

From today, the New Delhi government has also started a car rationing scheme.

Al Jazeera’s Anchal Vohra reports.