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Collapsing merry-go-round causes injuries at Jakarta Fair

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, June 12, 2019   /   11:12 am
Collapsing merry-go-round causes injuries at Jakarta Fair Visitors pack the Jakarta Fair in Kemayoran, Central Jakarta, on Friday. (kompas.com/Vitorio Mantalean)

A merry-go-round at the Jakarta Fair arena in Kemayoran, Central Jakarta, collapsed on Monday night, injuring several visitors.

“Yes, the collapse happened on Monday night; according to witnesses there were no fatalities, [the people injured] just sustained a few scratches,” Kemayoran Police chief Comr. Syaiful Anwar told kompas.com on Wednesday.

“We have already questioned witnesses, such as vendors next to the ride,” added Syaiful.

The police are still questioning the owner of the amusement ride for their investigation of the incident. (tru)