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Shanghai suffers one of its worst bouts of pollution

Authorities in Shanghai have warned people to stay indoors as the city suffers one of its worst bouts of air pollution. Visibility has been reduced to a few dozen metres, flights have been delayed and construction work has been halted.

The problems have been blamed on coal burning, car exhausts, factory pollution and weather patterns.

Russell Trott reports.

  • 08 Dec 2013
  • From the section China
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