Police: Over 70 named suspects of forest, land fires in Indonesia

JAKARTA, July 7 (Xinhua): Indonesia's National Police have named at least 73 persons and two firms as suspects in land and forest fire cases after receiving 68 reports since the beginning of this year until Sunday.

There had been more than 300,000 hectares of forest and wildland destroyed by fires based on those reports, the National Police spokesman Awi Setiyono was quoted by local media as saying here on Tuesday.

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