Indonesian market ravaged by fire

The Manonjaya market in Tasikmalaya, West Java, Indonesia, was destroyed during an overnight fire yesterday. A witness said the fire, which shop owners blamed on an electrical short-circuit, spread quickly, burning 300 kiosks in just half an hour. Th
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The Manonjaya market in Tasikmalaya, West Java, Indonesia, was destroyed during an overnight fire yesterday. A witness said the fire, which shop owners blamed on an electrical short-circuit, spread quickly, burning 300 kiosks in just half an hour. The market was slated for refurbishment this year.

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