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Haze shuts down schools in Malaysia

Published 11:26 PM ET, Sun October 4, 2015
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The iconic Petronas Twin Towers, alongside other buildings in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia's capital, are seen shrouded in haze on October 4, 2015. AP Photo/Joshua Paul
A man shields himself with a face mask from the smog enveloping Kuala Lumpur as he walks past the Sultan Abdul Samad Building on October 4. AP Photo/Joshua Paul
A woman hangs her laundry amongst the haze on October 4 in Kuala Lumpur. AP Photo/Joshua Paul
A BASE jumper dives into the haze from the Kuala Lumpur Tower during the KL Tower International Jump, held annually in the Malaysian capital, on October 3, 2015. AP Photo/Joshua Paul
Undeterred by the haze that canceled a marathon, Australian BASE jumpers dive in tandem from the Kuala Lumpur Tower during the KL Tower International Jump on October 3. AP Photo/Joshua Paul
A BASE jumper parachutes past a red sun as haze continues to choke Kuala Lumpur on October 3. AP Photo/Joshua Paul
What was the subject of the selfie -- an aerial view of the capital, or the haze that is completely obscuring the view? Men and women snap a picture on top of the Kuala Lumpur Tower during the KL Tower International Jump on October 3. AP Photo/Joshua Paul
Men fish in haze-hit Port Klang, outside Kuala Lumpur, on October 1, 2015. AP Photo/Joshua Paul
The Kuala Lumpur Tower, center, and other commercial buildings in the downtown area of the Malaysian capital are seen enveloped in haze on September 29, 2015. AP Photo/Joshua Paul