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Greater Jakarta: Falling crane injures three

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, December 7 2018   /  01:23 am

A crane that was being used to arrange sheet piling along the banks of the Sunter River in Kemayoran, Central Jakarta, fell into the river and onto neighboring houses on Thursday afternoon.

“Yes, it fell onto the residents’ [houses],” Herry Purnama, the district head of Kemayoran, said as quoted by kompas.com. The crane fell onto houses on Jl. Gelindra in Kebon Kosong.

Usin, 56, Enah, 53, and Lis, 35, who were inside one of the houses hit by the crane, were injured.

“They were taken to the community health center,” Herry said.

Citizen journalism Instagram account @jakarta_terkini reported that the crane fell at about 12 p.m. The cause of the incident is still unknown....