Daily Dose @ 5: Teenager charged with smuggling 25 foreigners in MPV, Portugal and Spain continue to battle huge wildfires

Episode 401,  Aug 17, 09:00 AM

AMONG the headlines for Wednesday, August 17, 2022, Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court today charged a 17-year-old teenager with smuggling 25 Myanmar migrants in a Toyota Vellfire vehicle.

Investigations found that all the illegal immigrants were brought from Rantau Panjang, Kelantan to Kuala Lumpur, for a payment of RM6,000 per person. 

Also, Spain and Portugal are bracing for wildfires in the coming days with temperatures forecast to exceed 40°C on the Iberian peninsula. 

Portugal’s prime minister warned today that the hot weather increases the threat of blazes.
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