Winter smog is an annual misery across the Balkans region of Europe.

Widespread reliance on coal and wood fires has a severe impact on air quality.

But this year, a growing number of citizens across the region are taking to the streets to demand government action.

Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports.

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