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Indonesia firecracker factory fire kills 27, injures 35

News Agencies | Updated on: 26 October 2017, 16:06 IST
(ANI)

At least 27 persons on 26 October were killed and 35 were injured in a firecracker factory which caught fire in the western area of Indonesia's capital of Jakarta.

A firecracker factory in Tangerang on the outskirts of Jakarta caught fire, leaving 27 workers dead and 35 others wounded, reported Xinhua quoting firefighter official as saying.

The fire was allegedly triggered by short circuit.

All the injured have been rushed to nearby hospitals for treatment.

The factory had been operating since the last two months, media reports said.

Media images of the PT Panca Buana Cahaya Sukses warehouse showed smoldering ashes and debris.

-ANI

First published: 26 October 2017, 16:06 IST
 
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