Emergency personnel help evacuate students from a school in Pasir Gudang, Johor state. Photo: AP

Malaysia shuts 111 schools after hundreds of children are poisoned by hazardous fumes emitted by toxic waste dumped in river

  • A truck is believed to have dumped the waste in the south of Johor state last week
  • Three men were arrested over the toxic waste dumping, with one of them expected to soon be charged in court for breaking environmental laws
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Emergency personnel help evacuate students from a school in Pasir Gudang, Johor state. Photo: AP
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