Wednesday, October 7, 2015   

Heavily polluted Kuala Lumpur gasps for breath
(03-04 15:38)

As pollution levels climbed to new highs in Malaysia, the country’s health authorities advised the public to wear face masks outdoors. Schools were asked to avoid outdoor activities and people with health issues were told to stay at home. In the capital Kuala Lumpur, the air pollution index climbed to 150 today. (Pictured, the Petronas Towers shrouded in haze).

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