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Warplanes Amazon Brazil military fighting fires water

Warplanes dump water on Amazon as Brazil military begins fighting fires

08 August, 2019 11:22 am 11:22 am

BRASILIA/PORTO VELHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazilian warplanes are dumping water on the burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondonia, responding to a global outcry over the destruction of the world’s largest tropical rain forest. As of Sunday, President Jair Bolsonaro had authorized military operations in seven states to combat raging fires in the Amazon, … Read More