Black smoke rises from a burning oil spill in waters off Balikpapan, Indonesia on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua

Emergency declared as oil spill fire chokes city on Indonesian island of Borneo

City officials in Balikpapan distribute masks after more than 1,200 people suffer breathing problems, nausea and vomiting

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Black smoke rises from a burning oil spill in waters off Balikpapan, Indonesia on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua
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