A police officer directs traffic in Jakarta on Sunday after a power blackout. Photo: EPA

Indonesia power blackout hits tens of millions on Java island

  • The shutdown plunged buildings in the sprawling capital Jakarta – home to some 30 million people – into darkness
  • State utility company PLN said the blackout was caused when a gas turbine at a major power plant went down, coupled with disruption at another facility
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A police officer directs traffic in Jakarta on Sunday after a power blackout. Photo: EPA
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