TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Jakarta Police continued its investigation into a fire that took place at PT Mandom Indonesia’s production facilities in Bekasi on Friday, July 10, 2015. The incident had caused 50 employees sustained burn injuries and 5 others died.
Jakarta Police spokesperson Sr. Comr. Muhammad Iqbal said the fire razed production room at spray division. Iqbal said that there was gas used in the production process in the room.
“The fire was allegedly triggered by gas leak in the room,” Iqbal said on Friday, July 10, 2015.
Iqbal explained that all of the victims, who were Indonesian nationals, had been taken to Polri Kramat Jati Hospital, Permata Hospital and Hermina Hospital. Iqbal added that the dead victims could not be identified.
“The bodies were charred and shrunken,” he said.
Jakarta Police general crime director Sr. Comr. Khrisna Muri said that police will conduct an investigation into the possibility of a crime.
“We’re still waiting for the forensic results,” Khrisna said.