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Indonesia deploys choppers as Singapore haze hits record
Description: Indonesia Friday deployed helicopters to artificially create rain in a bid to fight raging fires that have choked Singapore with smog, which is hitting record-breaking levels that pose a threat to the elderly and the ill. Singapore's worst environmental crisis in more than a decade has seen the acrid smoke creep into people's flats and cloak residential blocks as well as downtown skyscrapers, and the island's prime minister has warned it could last weeks. [Source: Channel NewsAsia]
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Source: Channel NewsAsia
Publish Date: 6/21/2013
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