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Greater Jakarta: Wedding stage collapses in W. Jakarta

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, February 12 2019   /  01:25 am

What was supposed to be a perfect day turned chaotic after a wedding stage set up above a river collapsed, prompting the bride and groom, who were wearing their wedding attire, to fall into the river.

In a video clip of one minute and 19 seconds circulating on a messaging app, a number of guests can be seen falling into the river and struggling to get out.

A few seconds later, the footage shows the bride and groom emerge from underneath the stage. The bride appears to be struggling to get out but is seen smiling as people start to show concern about her condition.

“The incident took place on Saturday in Kapuk subdistrict, Cengkareng, West Jakarta,” Jakarta Disaster Mitigation Agency head Jupan Royter told The Jakarta Post on Monday, adding that no casualties had been reported.

“We advise [residents] to avoid setting up stages above rivers. You never know...