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Fire Kills At Least 40 Inmates at Indonesian Prison

Fire Kills At Least 40 Inmates at Indonesian Prison
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Wednesday, 08 September, 2021, 09:30

Police officers guard at the main entrance gate of Tangerang prison in Tangerang on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, Sept. 8, 2021. At least 40 inmates at an Indonesian prison are dead after a fire broke out in the overcrowded facility early Wednesday morning. A spokesperson for Indonesia’s justice ministry said the blaze started in Block C of Tangerang prison, located on the outskirts of the capital Jakarta. Rika Aprianti said the fire was extinguished after several hours. Aprianti said the cause of the deadly fire is under investigation.

Fire Kills At Least 40 Inmates at Indonesian Prison