Fire at Prison Kills 5 Inmates in Western Indonesia


A fire started by rioting prisoners at a penitentiary in western Indonesia has killed five inmates, police said.

The fire at Malabero prison in Bengkulu on Sumatra Island began Friday night after officers of the anti-narcotics agency entered the facility and took away a drug kingpin, said regional police chief Brig. Gen. M. Ghufron.

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