At least 30 dead in fire at Indonesia matchstick factory


At least 30 people have been killed after a fire ripped through a matchstick factory in Indonesia's North Sumatra province.

The makeshift factory, which was located in a residential area, reportedly had 30 workers.

It was unclear if there were any survivors.

An investigation is currently underway to determine the cause of the fire.

Indonesian authorities have identified three children among the dead, adding that they had probably accompanied their parents to work.

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