Jakarta, Indonesianpost.com – The incident of the Pertamina Plumpang Depot fire in Koja, North Jakarta on Friday night (3/3/2023) has received widespread attention. As of Saturday (4/3/2023), the number of victims of the Pertamina Plumpang Depot fire was reported to be increasing. Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) volunteers found the bodies of a mother and child hugging each other, victims of the Pertamina Plumpang Depot fire.
Based on the latest data published by the Jakarta Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) at 01:16 AM WIB, a total of 17 people have died, one more than the previous data.
“The latest information we received from North Jakarta is that there are 17 people,” said Acting Head of BPBD DKI M Ridwan on Saturday (4/3/2023).
There are also 51 injured victims, with 49 seriously injured and two moderately injured.
Most of the victims suffered burns and have been undergoing treatment in several hospitals.
Until now, the joint SAR team is still on the site of the fire, searching for other possible victims among the rubble of the burnt-down buildings.