Dozens die in explosions at Indonesia fireworks factory

Posted on: October 26, 2017 | views: 139

Around 46 people have died, 46 are injured, and 10 are unaccounted for after explosions at a fireworks factory in Indonesia.

The blaze took hold at around 09:00 local time, at an industrial complex in Tangerang, west of the capital Jakarta.

"We are still evacuating victims... there are 46 body bags," Tangerang Kota police chief told AFP.

The fire has been brought under control.

Forensic officers are at the scene and the wounded have been taken to three hospitals.