Fires sweep through farmland and forests in Sabah and Johor

  • Nation
  • Saturday, 20 Feb 2010

KOTA KINABALU: Thousands of hectares of farmland and forests are burning in Sabah where a month-long dry spell shows no signs of easing.

Among the worst-hit areas are the Kuala Penyu and Beaufort districts where an estimated 2,428ha were burnt or were still burning since last week.

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