Indonesia tackles black market alcohol after many deaths

Deaths from drinking toxic bootleg alcohol in Indonesia have exceeded 100 this month, police say.

    Police in Indonesia are taking aim at the illegal alcohol trade, after more than a hundred people died in one week from drinking bootleg liquor.

    High taxes and restrictions on alcohol in Muslim-majority Indonesia has created a black market among the poor.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Cicalengka in West Java.


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