Indonesia: Muddy Hell by Chris Stowers

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A small warung (coffee shop) set up along the now-busy alternative route for Surabaya-Malang traffic, since the original highway was severed by the mud flow. Since May 2006, more than 10,000 people in the Porong subdistrict of Sidoarjo have been displaced by hot mud flowing from a natural gas well that was being drilled by the oil company Lapindo Brantas. The torrent of mud - up to 125,000 cubic metres per day - continued to flow three years later.