10 killed in illegal oil well blaze in Indonesia: Reports

ANI | Updated: Apr 25, 2018 10:15 IST

Jakarta [Indonesia], April 25 (ANI): Ten people have been reportedly killed and 12 injured in an incident of fire at an illegal oil well in Indonesia's Aceh province on Wednesday.

Further, the incident is said to be taken place in a residential area where the fire has engulfed at least three houses.

10 charred dead bodies are said to have been recovered and the death toll is expected to rise.

The injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital. Further, a team of firefighters have also reached the location and are conducting the rescue operation.

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. (ANI)