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Two embankments collapse in North Jakarta

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, February 5, 2018   /   09:37 pm
Two embankments collapse in North Jakarta An embankment at RW 08 community unit on Jl. Gading Kirana Utara in West Kelapa Gading in North Jakarta collapsed on Monday following a heavy downpour that hit Jakarta. (Warta Kota/Junianto Hamonangan)

Heavy downpour on Monday led to the collapse of two embankments installed in West Kelapa Gading subdistrict in North Jakarta on Monday.

The embankments were at community units (RW) 08 and RW 07. It also resulted in an electricity pole falling into the river. 

Kelapa Gading Water Resources Agency head Rukmana said he would immediately inspect the location before repairing them.

"A team will check the location before carrying out repairs," he said as quoted by wartakota.tribunnews.com. (fac)