Indonesian cosmetics factory blast kills five, injures 46
13 July 2015
Five people were killed and 46 injured on July 10 after an explosion started a huge fire in a cosmetics factory outside the Indonesian capital Jakarta, police said. The plant was owned by a local subsidiary of Japanese cosmetics maker Mandom Corp, and the incident reportedly happened during working hours.
Of the injured, more than half suffered burns to more than 70% of their bodies, Jakarta police sources said. Police have deployed a forensics team to investigate the cause of the blast.