Beijing creates anti-smog police to tackle air polluters

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Force will patrol streets looking for rules violations including open-air barbecues, rubbish burning and dusty roads

Beijing will create an environmental police force aimed at tackling deadly smog, after the Chinese capital spent the first week of 2017 mostly shrouded in a thick haze of pollution.

The new law enforcement outfit will patrol the streets, eyes peeled for open-air barbecues, trash burning and dusty roads that violate regulations, the city’s acting mayor Cai Qi said at the weekend.

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