June 24, 2024



Prison Fire Burns to Death at Least 41 Inmates Trapped in Their Cells



Dozens of prisoners have died and some have been left with serious injuries after a fire broke out in an overcrowded Indonesian jail where, reportedly, many doors could not be opened as the flames spread.

At least 41 people were killed in the blaze which broke out at the jail in Tangerang, an industrial and manufacturing hub on the outskirts of the capital city, Jakarta, in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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