Fire at Indonesian ammunition depot extinguished, military says

March 31, 2024

BOGOR, Indonesia -- A massive fire at an ammunition depot near Indonesia's capital was extinguished early on Sunday and the military was sweeping nearby residential areas to collect materials that had possibly flown out during explosions, a military official said. The fire broke out on Saturday at a military ammunition depot in Bogor, on the outskirts of Jakarta, at around 6.30 p.m. (1130 GMT), causing a series of loud explosions and sending flames and smoke into the night sky. The blaze was extinguished at around 3.45 a.m. on Sunday, said Mohammad Hasan, the military commander for Jakarta. A drone view shows smoke and flames rising out of a military ammunition facility in Ciangsana, Bogor, Indonesia, March 30, 2024, in this screengrab obtained from a social media video. Hasan said the ammunition were stored in the facility because the military was in the process of disposing them.

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