Authorities say air pollution in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo has reached dangerous levels in recent days, prompting officials to ban freight vehicles from the roads, cancel all outdoor public events and warn citizens to remain indoors.
Officials have also reduced coal-fueled central heating temperatures for buildings and banned dust-producing construction.
Measures - Week - Sarajevo - Government - Sunday
The measures were imposed this week by the Sarajevo regional government. It says Sunday that for most of the past three days, the values for PM10 particulate matter in the air have been at least twice—and sometimes five times—the European Union limit of 50 micrograms per cubic meter.