Australian PM proposes high-powered inquiry into bushfires response

Defence personnel help with rubbish collection at the RFS station in Shannons Flat, New South Wales, Australia January 11, 2020. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – After weeks of criticism over the handling of the bushfires scorching Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday he will propose a national review into the response to the disaster, as the fires claimed another firefighter’s life. The Australian bush has been burning for nearly three months and the fires have […]

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