Massive fire engulfs Indonesian oil refinery after explosion

Massive fire engulfs Indonesian oil refinery after explosion

The Guardian

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At least five people were seriously injured and about 1,000 local residents were evacuated from the scene, with pictures showing a raging inferno

A massive blaze has broken out at one of Indonesia’s biggest oil refineries after a huge explosion turned the sprawling complex into a raging inferno.

Firefighters battled to contain the fire at the Balongan refinery in West Java, operated by state oil company Pertamina, as towering plumes of black smoke rose into the sky.

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