Tangerang prison fire

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The Tangerang prison fire was a fire in an overcrowded prison block in the city of Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia, in Greater Jakarta.[1] The fire happened on 8 September 2021 in sector C of the Tangerang prison. It killed 49 inmates and injured 72 others.[2] This was the deadliest fire in Indonesia since the 2017 Tangerang fireworks disaster, which killed at least 49 people.

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  1. "Indonesia prison fire: Tangerang jail blaze kills 41 inmates". BBC News. Retrieved 8 September 2021.
  2. Jamaluddin, Masrur (8 September 2021). "Fire at a prison in Indonesia kills at least 41 people". CNN. Retrieved 8 September 2021.