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Around the world: Indonesian student drown in German lake

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, August 11 2018   /  01:19 am

A 20-year-old Indonesian students with the initial SPDP was found drowned in Lake Trebgast Badesse, Bavaria, Germany on Thursday after went missing since she went for swimming on Wednesday.

According to a statement issued by the Indonesian Consulate General (KJRI) in Frankfurt on Friday, the victim went to Lake Trebast with her college friends from Bayreuth University for a swim. Her friend, P, did not join her and waited for two hours before reported the incident to local authorities.

The local authorities had tried to call her name through loudspeakers but to no avail. At around 4:30 p.m. local time, the case was reported to the police, and a search was conducted immediately until 1:30 a.m.

At 5 p.m. Thursday, her body was found near the lake. The KJRI and the Indonesian Foreign Ministry had informed the family on Friday.

“We have communicated with the vic...