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ABBOTTABAD, 29 June: The local administration has sealed nine stone crushers and canceled their licenses for creating air and noise pollution in the region.

The officials of district administration said that they received complaints from local people that they were facing a lot of problem due to noise producing from the rock blasting or dust it emits during the crushing of stones.

The residents also complaints the rock blasting was causing landsliding due to which precious lives are lost and roads are blocked in the district for days.

The Additional Assistant Commissioner Syed Abbas Ali along with the officials of minerals department sealed the machines and canceled their licenses during a raid, the officials said.