A pedestrian wears a face mask to filter dirty air in Bangkok on Monday. Photo: AP

Bangkok smog prompts Thai PM Prayuth Chan-ocha to warn people to wear masks

  • Levels of tiny dust particles in the air have reached unsafe levels, the prime minister said, adding that anti-pollution measures were now in place
  • The head of the country’s Pollution Control Department said the visibly dirty air was not caused by smoke originating from forest fires in Indonesia
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A pedestrian wears a face mask to filter dirty air in Bangkok on Monday. Photo: AP
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