Jakarta: A firecracker factory in Tanggerang city near Indonesia’s capital Jakarta caught fire on Thursday, killing 27 and injuring many others, firefighters at the scene told local TV.
The fire broke out at about 9 a.m.
Local time in an industrial complex in Tangerang. Firefighters were still battling the blaze in the mid-afternoon, according to local media. The cause of the fire is still unknown.