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Oil Refinery In Indonesia Catches Fire And Injures 6

Mar 30, 2021 - The New York Times

The state-owned oil company, Pertamina, which operates the refinery on the island of Java, suggested the fire may have been caused by a lightning strike.

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- An oil refinery on the Indonesian island of Java caught fire early Monday, sending flames and smoke towering into the sky, seriously injuring six people and prompting an evacuation of nearly 1,000 nearby residents.

The blaze at the Balongan refinery in West Java Province started shortly after midnight and bu...