Fire rages on at Bhalswa landfill site

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Updated: October 22, 2018 2:37 PM

Delhi's air quality oscillated between "poor" and "very poor" category Sunday as authorities have warned of days of severe pollution ahead.

Bhalswa landfill fire, delhi air pollution, delhi pollution, air pollution, india pollutionDelhi’s air quality oscillated between “poor” and “very poor” category as authorities have warned of days of severe pollution ahead. (ANI)

A fire has been raging at the Bhalswa landfill site here since October 20, raising concerns about rising pollution levels in the city.

Delhi’s air quality oscillated between “poor” and “very poor” category Sunday as authorities have warned of days of severe pollution ahead.

The fire at Bhalswa landfill site broke out at 2 pm on October 20, a Delhi Fire Service official said, adding firefighting was still going on at the site.

Three fire tenders are working to douse the blaze, he said.

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