Most Malaysians evacuated from Riau

In this photograph taken on September 18, 2015 Malaysian nationals mostly students prepare to board a Royal Malaysian Air Force C-130 military transport plane (not in picture) at the haze covered airport in Pekanbaru during evacuation of 173 Malaysians from Riau Province located in Indonesia's Sumatra island due to choking haze from agricultural fires. - AFP

PETALING JAYA: Most Malaysians stuck at the epicentre of the haze in Indonesia’s Riau province have been evacuated with no more flights planned for the time being due to the improving weather.

Malaysian Consul-General in Pekanbaru Hardi Hamdin said 225 students as well as the families of the consulate staff were flown back to Malaysia last Friday.

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