Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

UnpluggedTV

World

Violence and fire at Indonesian karaoke bar kills 19

Policemen stand guard outside the Double O Karaoke bar which was set ablaze following a brawl between rival gangs of youths in West Papua, Indonesia, January 25, 2022 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Olha Mulalinda/Antara Foto via REUTERS

According to authorities in the provincial capital of Sorong, at least 19 people were killed after a karaoke bar in Indonesia’s West Papua was set on fire following a confrontation between rival gangs of youngsters in the area.

What they’re saying: According to a police spokesman, one individual was fatally stabbed in the brawl early Tuesday before the venue was set on fire with 18 people trapped inside.

Workers of Double O Karaoke bar leaves the entertainment outlet which was set ablaze following a brawl between rival gangs of youths in West Papua, Indonesia, January 25, 2022 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Olha Mulalinda/Antara Foto via REUTERS
  • “Fights among youths in cities are normal, but that it has caused so many deaths, that is a first,” Adam Erwini, a spokesman for West Papua police, told Metro TV.
  • The terrible incident at the Sorong entertainment venue was still under investigation, according to Adam, and it was unknown whether the death toll would grow.
  • Separately, Indonesian national police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo said the brawl was between two competing gangs from the neighbouring island of Maluku.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Advertisement

Latest

India

New Delhi, Sept 29- According to data updated on Thursday by the Union Health Ministry, 4,272 new instances of infections have been registered throughout...

India

J&K, Sept 29 – Two people were injured in two bombs that occurred within eight hours in the Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir...

India

Karnataka, Sept 28 – The Narcotics Wing of the Central Crime Branch (CCB) broke an inter-state narcotics conspiracy on Tuesday, arresting five people-four women...

India

New Delhi, Sept 28- India observed a modest increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in the country, reporting 3,615 instances on Wednesday. The...

India

New Delhi, Sept 28- Considering the decline in the number of theaters in India and to prevent its complete closure, the Ministry of Information...

India

New Delhi, Sept 28– The Popular Front of India (PFI) and any of its affiliates, allies, or fronts have been declared illegal associations by...

You May Also Like

States

The structure will be built for a Public Health Centre (PHC), which will be the sole government health facility near the crash site. The...

Entertainment

It appears that Twitter is full of like-minded people who have had similar ideas regarding marriage, particularly arranged marriage. And they’ve developed a hilarious...

World

Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella’s son Zain Nadella, died Monday morning.  The news: Zain was 26 years old and had been born...

commentary

According to a tweet from the UK Ministry of Defence, the Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed the use of its TOS-1A weapon system in...