1,511 smoky vehicles impounded in two months: minister.

LAHORE -- Punjab Caretaker Minister for Transport Ibrahim Murad has said that more than 1,511 vehicles were impounded during the last two months for causing pollution.

In a statement on Tuesday, he said that action was also taken against 4,682 vehicles without fitness certificates. He directed that no exception should be made for polluting transport and they should be seized immediately.

The minister said that he would go to any extent to eliminate smog. Heavy fines will also be imposed on transport causing pollution and smog, he added.

He directed the field staff to be proactive and take strict...

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