The Jakarta Post
Three teenagers from Bogor regency remain missing after they were carried away by the strong currents of Cianten river in Cibungbulang subdistrict, West Java.
Muhammad Zikri, 18, Endah, 16, and Bagas, 16, were playing with friends by the river on Saturday afternoon.
Witnesses at the site, who were washing their motorcycles at the time of the incident, said they heard the screams of one teenager who had been caught by the current.
The teen’s two friends attempted to help him, but were carried away by the river as well, they said.
According to the Bogor Search and Rescue Community (BSC), the missing boys are from Cidokom village in Rumpin subdistrict, Bogor regency.
Fourteen members of a rafting community from Ciaruten Ilir village have joined the search for the missing teenagers. (rdi)