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Kuala Lumpur schools close amid regional spat over haze (dpa German Press Agency)

by September 28, 2015 General

Kuala Lumpur/Jakarta (dpa) – Malaysia suspended classes in schools in the capital and surrounding areas Monday as haze triggered by Indonesian forest and plantation fires worsened. The air pollutant index in Kuala Lumpur and several neighbouring states reached “unhealthy levels,” the Education Ministry said. Prime Minister Najib Razak urged people in haze-affected areas to minimize outdoor…