Brazilian military drops water and chemicals on Amazon fires
The Brazilian military has dropped water and chemicals on the Amazon in a bid to bring raging forest fires under control.
Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro, has been accused of encouraging deforestation, and environmentalists say only a policy reversal will bring an end to the fires.
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(Photo: Fires burn in the Amazon. Credit: Reuters)