Singapore, Malaysia Fly in Planes to Fight Indonesia's Haze

Updated on
  • Attempts to put out fires to be concentrated in South Sumatra
  • Indonesia's Widodo, Malaysia's Razak to meet on Sunday

A Malaysian amphibious aircraft arrives at the Talang Betutu air force base in Palembang, in Indonesia's South Sumatra province, on Oct. 10 as part of their efforts to help Indonesia combat forest fires.

Photographer: Abdul Qodir/AFP/Getty Images

Singapore and Malaysia have sent aircraft to Palembang in South Sumatra to help Indonesia fight forest fires in parts of the country, which have caused haze and deteriorated air quality in neighboring nations.

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