Police escort persons suspected of being involved in the making of toxic bootleg alcohol after a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
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Deaths from drinking toxic bootleg alcohol in Indonesia have spiraled past 100 already this month, police said Wednesday as they vowed a "scorched earth" crackdown on the makers and distributors of black-market liquor.Deaths from toxic alcohol are common in Indonesia and foreigners are occasionally among the victims.West Java police, who have arrested seven people suspected of mixing or selling tainted alcohol, said they have not found evidence to support that.The Kompas newspaper said there were 32 deaths last year from drinking bootleg liquor.
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