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Indonesian police on Tuesday declared that two people, including a Japanese national, are suspects in the case of a fire that broke out at a factory run by a subsidiary of Japanese cosmetics maker Mandom Corp. in Indonesia that killed 28 people and injured 31 others.

Krishna Murti, detective unit chief of the Greater Jakarta Police Headquarters, told reporters that the Japanese man, identified only by his initials, ST, is the general manager of PT Iwatani Industrial Gas Indonesia, which installed gas pipes at PT Mandom Indonesia Tbk.

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