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Jakarta (VNA) – At least 24 people, including three children, were killed when fire broke out at a matchstick factory in Indonesia's North Sumatra province on June 2.

Currently, the reason behind the blaze has yet to be defined.

According to the head of North Sumatra's disaster agency, the 21 adults and three children were found dead at the scene.

North Sumatra police said that there are 30 workers in the factory. It has been unknown whether any of them survive the incident.-VNA