HEADLINE Indonesian House of Representatives meeting room catches fire

HEADLINE

Indonesian House of Representatives meeting room catches fire

By Xi Laiwang | People's Daily app

14:58, November 14, 2017

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A meeting room in the House of Representatives building catches fire on Tuesday morning. (Photo: the Jakarta Post)
Jakarta, Indonesia(People's Daily) - Indonesian House of Representatives HQ caught fire today on Tuesday, November 14.

The fire occurred in a meeting room on the second floor of the Nusantara III building.

The incident forced an evacuatio of the Representatives and employees. The cause of the fire is still unknown. Up to this moment, firefighters are still extinguishing the fire.

Tempo.co reported that the fire alarm went off while reporters were interviewing constitutional law expert Refly Harun on the ground floor of the building.

Meanwhile, the Jakarta Disaster Mitigation Agency tweeted that 10 fire trucks had been deployed to the location, in addition to another that was already inside the complex. The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

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