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  Tevet 22, 5773 , 04/01/13

Tehran Governor Orders City's Shutdown

Schools, universities and government offices in the Iranian capital will be closed on Saturday for the second time in a month due to high air pollution, Tehran governor Morteza Tamadon said Thursday, according to AFP. 

Emergency services also advised residents to avoid unnecessary travel in the city, the ISNA news agency reported.

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