The worst air pollution in Afghanistan has killed at least 17 people and affected more than 8,000 citizens.
Foreign News Agencies reported that Fida Mohammad Pekin, a health ministry official, told the media that Afghanistan was in the worst air pollution and that at least 17 people were killed in a week.
He said the majority of the more than 8,000 patients affected by air pollution had difficulty breathing and rushed to hospitals where there were casualties within a week.
Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, is considered one of the most polluted cities in the world, which has also been a victim of civil war for decades and lives in danger of civilian security.
According to the report, to tackle this challenge, the National Environment Protection Agency has launched an anti-pollution campaign in collaboration with Kabul's Municipal Administration and the Interior Ministry and has warned citizens to shut down air pollution businesses.
Citizens and offices in Afghanistan generally use non-standard fuel and coal during the cold season, which is also one of the causes of air pollution in the country.
In April 2019, the US agency's research report revealed that half of the world's pollution is domestic air pollution and it is estimated that 84 million people in India and 45 million 20 million in China. People.
According to the report, in 2017, a total of 14 million 70 million years of healthy life was eliminated in the world, mainly due to pollution.
Last year, a WHO report said that poisonous air caused by domestic pollution and air pollution kills 6 million children a year, less than 15 years of age.
The World Health Organization says children become easier victims of air pollution because they breathe faster than adults, causing them to swallow more toxic air while at the same time injuring their brain and other organs of the body. There are.
UN Health Organization documents say 93% of children under the age of 15 swallow dangerous types of polluted air on a daily basis.