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Jakarta Post

Jakarta Mystical Tour slammed for incident at Bintaro railway

  • A. Muh. Ibnu Aqil
    A. Muh. Ibnu Aqil

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, November 5, 2019   /  01:56 pm
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Commuter line trains stop at Cilebut Station in Bogor regency, West Java, on March 12. (JP/Arif Firmansyah)

A tour organizer that had taken people to visit haunted places in Jakarta found itself in hot water after an incident caused injuries to tour participants at a railway section in Bintaro, South Jakarta.    Participants have demanded compensation and refunds from Biang Overlander, the tour organizer of the Jakarta Mystical Tour, after participants were injured on Nov. 1 at the Bintaro railway. The railway is reportedly haunted after a deadly train crash that killed 100 people in 1987 and another crash that claimed seven lives in 2013. A participant of the Nov. 1 tour, Manta, said 15 people were on the evening tour. It began when they were picked up by a microbus at a meeting point in Kuningan, South Jakarta, at 7 p.m.. The group then visited several locations that were known to be haunted: Prasasti Park in Central Jakarta, Toko Merah (Red Store) in Kota Tua, West Jak...