Students cover their faces with masks at a school as haze shrouds Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters

Malaysia, Indonesia close thousands of schools as toxic haze intensifies

  • Air quality deteriorated to ‘unhealthy’ or ‘very unhealthy’ levels on an official index in many parts of Peninsular Malaysia
  • Jakarta has deployed thousands of security forces and water-bombing aircraft to tackle the plantation fires
Topic |   Malaysia

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Students cover their faces with masks at a school as haze shrouds Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
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