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Carnage at Jakarta factory

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A blaze triggered explosions at a fireworks factory on the outskirts of Indonesia's capital yesterday morning, killing 47 people and injuring dozens more, police said, with the death toll expected to rise. Hours later, the burnt-out factory was still smouldering and there was a strong smell of burning plastic and chemicals from the warehouse in the Tangerang district of Jakarta. 

At least 47 killed in fireworks factory explosion