Brazil military begins operations to fight Amazon fires

ABC News | 8/24/2019 | Staff
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Brazil says military aircraft and 44,000 troops will be available to fight fires sweeping through parts of the Amazon region.

The defense and environment ministers on Saturday described plans to battle the blazes that have prompted an international outcry as well as demonstrations in Brazil against President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the environmental crisis.

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Bolsonaro on Friday authorized the military to get involved...
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