Dozens Killed in Tangerang Fireworks Warehouse Explosion: Official

K. Yudha Wirakusuma    •    26 Oktober 2017 15:30 WIB
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Dozens Killed in Tangerang Fireworks Warehouse Explosion: Official
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Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Scores were reportedly killed in a fireworks warehouse explosion in Tangerang regency, Banten province in Thursday, October 26, 2017.

"At least 27 people were killed. Other 35 people were injured," West Jakarta Fire Department head Oni Sahroni told Metro TV.

"The location is near residential area. The evacuation process is still on going," he added.

As many as 5 bodies have been identified by the police. The bodies have been transferred to the nearest hospital.

The identified death casualties are M. Agis (21), Ason (24, Suwandi (20), Wildan (22) and Fahmi (20).


(WAH)