Tehran Pollution So Bad That Going Out Is 'Suicide'

City shuts down for days until winds pick up

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 7, 2013 11:01 AM CST

(Newser) – When the potent mix of cold weather and windless days hits Tehran, so does pollution so thick that it shuts down buildings and stings the eyes and throat, prompting calls to stay indoors. Schools, banks, and government buildings were closed for five days last week...   Read full story »

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