Govt to Send Drone on Forest in Riau

Indonesian Commander of National Armed Forces (TNI) Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto (photo: special)

Pekanbaru, MINA – Indonesian Commander of National Armed Forces (TNI) Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto ordered flying drones for 24 hours day and night in the area of ​​forest and land fires (Karhutla) in Riau.

It was conveyed by the TNI Commander after receiving information on before and after sunset.

“This drone will be flown in 24 hours to monitor. This fire must continue to be observed because day and night are different. Sometimes the fire goes out during the day, then the night lights up again, “Hadi said after observing the location of forest and land fires in Riau with the National Police Chief and BNPB Chief, Sunday on September 15.

Also Read:  Palestinian President Extends State of Emergency 30 More Days over Coronavirus

He said with the monitoring of drones at night, they would be able to see the hot spots that were burned by irresponsible people.

Furthermore, the ground team will move towards the location of fire while simultaneously taking action against the perpetrators of forest fires that were carried out on purpose.

In the review, three high officials flew in an Indonesian Air Force helicopter for 25 minutes from Pekanbaru Air Force Base. The group landed at the ball field in the village of Kerumutan, Pelalawan, Riau to continue the review of the fire near Pertamina oil pump on Eka Kuning Block.

Also Read:  Indonesia Affirms that Forest and Land Fire Research Must be Data-Based

Along the way, the group’s vehicle crossed a steep road in the form of land between the wilderness of an oil palm plantation. Before arriving at Eka Yellow Block, the group was welcomed with burnt land and forest, even smoke was still observed from the fire.

Arriving at the point of the extinguishing location, Commander Hadi immediately took command to move the troops and conduct analysis and evaluation (ANev) related to the constraints and needs of the blackouts carried out by land. (T/Sj/P2)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)