Police Investigates Gas Company in Mandom Fire Incident

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Authorities are still investigating the cause of fire that occurred at PT Mandom in Cibitung, Bekasi. So far, the police have questioned six witnesses to the incident.

    Sr. Comm. Khrisna Murti, Chief of General Crime Division of the Metro Jaya Police, said that four out of the six witnesses are employees of a gas installation company.

    From their testimonies, Khrisna hoped to get an overview of the gas installation system in the factory. "So that we could have a description from the beginning of the blast," said Khrisna. The examination was held to find out whether the gas installation was intentionally damaged or just a mere negligence.

    The fire occurred on Friday, July 10, 2015, killing nine people in total. Four of the victims died while receiving treatment.

    NINIS CHAIRUNNISA