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300 homes burned down in Jakarta electrical fire

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Indonesian fire victims rest beside tombs at a cemetery after their houses were burned down in Jakarta on Aug. 7.

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Indonesian father Diansyah comforts his four-year-old son Adnan in front of their burned house in Jakarta, on Aug. 7.

A massive fire triggered by a faulty electrical connection burned down a neighborhood in Jakarta. A village official said around 300 houses were razed and displaced around 1,700 people, mostly workers and small merchants, as residents were observing Ramadan.

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Indonesian fire victim Nur Azizah feeds her two sons Nurul and Vito as her family breaks their fast from their burned house in Jakarta on Aug. 7.

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