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Lahore: In the packed paediatric emergency room of a Lahore public hospital, parents holding sick children lined up for treatment this week, part of a surge of  young patients caused by the air pollution crisis in Pakistan’s second most populous city.

“We are disturbed and tense,” said Mohamad Qadeer, holding a nebulising device to his three-year-old daughter Rameen’s nose, engulfing her face in a billow of steam delivering medication to ease her congested airways.

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