Dozens killed in fire at overcrowded Indonesian prison: official
Al Jazeera, 08 Sep 2021
A fire that tore through a prison in Indonesia's western Banten province has killed at least 41 people and injured dozens of others.
The blaze at Tangerang prison which housed more than 2,000 inmates has been extinguished.
A prison spokesman says the cause of the fire is being investigated but initial fire department officials say they are checking whether an electrical spark caused it.
Al Jazeera’s Jessica Washington joins us live from Tangerang, Indonesia with the latest news.
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