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At least 10 killed, dozens injured in illegal Indonesia oil well fire

The well caught fire earlier on Wednesday and is still burning, National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho was quoted as saying by the Associated Press. 

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Jakarta [ Published on: April 25, 2018 9:25 IST ]
At least 10 killed, dozens injured in illegal Indonesia oil

At least 10 killed, dozens injured in illegal Indonesia oil well fire

At least 10 people were killed and dozens injured after an apparently unregulated oil well in Indonesia's Aceh province caught fire.

The well caught fire earlier on Wednesday and is still burning, National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho was quoted as saying by the Associated Press. 

He added that the well was gushing when it ignited and many people were nearby trying to collect the oil.

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