Death toll in Indonesia fuel depot fire hits 19

The death toll from a massive fire at a gas station in Indonesia’s capital has risen to 19, with three people still missing, officials said today, state media reported. . German (dpa).

At least 35 people suffered severe burns as a result of the fire at the factory of Indonesia’s national energy company Pertamina in Jakarta, according to data from the emergency office established after the disaster. people living in North Jakarta. The cause of the explosion is still under investigation, but Pertamina said it could be due to a pipeline rupture that was discovered early in the morning.

Fires at the Pertamina plant are not new. In 2021, a fire broke out in one of the oil production plants in West Java, leaving more than 1,000 people.

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