Delhi’s government on Wednesday ordered schools shut for the rest of the week as air pollution worsened and criticism mounted over the failure of Indian authorities to tackle the public health crisis.
Indian visitors walk through the courtyard of Jama Masjid amid heavy smog in the old quarters of New Delhi on November 8, 2017. (AFP)
A Pakistani railway worker walks on the platform while a train arrives at a station in heavy smog in Lahore on November 6, 2017. (AFP)
A Pakistani vendor sells balloons while fog envelopes the area in Lahore, Pakistan, on Nov. 8, 2017. (AP)