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Two teens killed in brawl in East Jakarta

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, February 12, 2018 | 12:25 pm
Two teens killed in brawl in East Jakarta Pedestrians cross a bridge in Manggarai, South Jakarta, in October 2017. Subdistrict authorities have imposed a policy to close the bridge from midnight to 4:30 a.m. to prevent brawls in the area. (JP/Seto Wardhana.)

A student brawl has claimed two lives in East Jakarta in the early hours of Sunday.

The victims were identified only as DK, 14, a student of SMP high school Widya Manggala, and MR, a student of SD 9 elementary school Susukan.

“MR and DK died from multiple stab wounds all over their bodies,” Ciracas Police chief Comr. Agus Widar was quoted as saying by kompas.com.

According to the preliminary police investigation, Agus added, the brawl began on Jl. Gudang Air, Kampung Rambutan, East Jakarta, at 3 a.m. DK died on the scene. The fight continued on Jl. Puskesmas, where MR was found dead.

“We are investigating the case to find [those] who initiated the brawl,” he said. (vla/dmr)

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