Fire burns peat land in Palembang, South Sumatra
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Indonesia forest fires prompts aid call

Indonesia's president has asked for international assistance to put out forest fires that have sent a thick haze over the region.

They are burning mainly on Sumatra island and Indonesia's part of Borneo island, known as Kalimantan, both above ground and underneath the peat-rich soil.

Video courtesy of Greenpeace.

  • 08 Oct 2015
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