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Malaysian firm investigated over haze

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JAKARTA - Indonesian police said Friday they were investigating a Malaysian company over forest fires that contributed to choking haze last month, in Southeast Asia's worst pollution crisis in years. 

In this photograph taken on June 29, 2013, show burned trees and clearing in a protected peatland forest in the district of Pelalawan, Riau province on Sumatra island affected by massive forest fire that triggered Southeast Asia's worst smog crisis for years. (AFP file photo)

Police said fires were found burning in the palm oil concession of Malaysian company Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd held by its Indonesian subsidiary Adei Plantation and Industry.

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