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Wednesday Nov 06 2019
By
Web Desk

Schools in Lahore to remain closed today due to smog

By
Web Desk
Schools across Lahore to remain closed on Thursday due to the smog. Photo: AFP

LAHORE: The government has been forced to announce that all schools in the city will remain closed today (Thursday). 

"Due to sudden increase in smog, all schools in Lahore will remain closed tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the #LahoreSmog situation. Administration is already on high alert and have tasked them to escalate actions against crop burning and other factors that contribute to smog," Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar tweeted. 

Intense smog in the city has disturbed Lahoriites. On Wednesday, people took to Twitter to tweet about the smog that engulfed the city, causing breathing problems and other complications for citizens.