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Brazil to send troops to fight Amazon fires, says president

Published on 24 Aug 2019 9:25:58 PM

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he will deploy federal troops with appropriate equipment to fight the fires in the Amazon rainforest, blaming drier-than-normal weather for the spike in fire outbreaks this year.

Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/world/2019/08/24/brazil039s-bolsonaro-says-to-fight-amazon-fires-blames-weather