Explosions at Indonesian fireworks factory claims 47 lives

  • At least 47 people were killed and dozens injured in two explosions at a fireworks factory in Jakarta, Indonesia. The explosions, which were followed by a blaze, occurred in Jakarta's Tangerang district. Media reports quoted police spokesman Argo Yuwono as saying that from the manifest that they had obtained, there were 103 workers. Of this 46 were injured. He further added that the injured are being treated at hospitals.

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