Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Anies Makes Rounds to Hospitals; Says 6 Have Died



Petir Garda Bhwana

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan visited a number of locations this morning. The governor said that six people have died due to the clash between the mob and the police last night and this morning.

    He also said that there are 200 people injured because of what is happening.

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    "As of nine o'clock, six people have been pronounced dead while some 200 others are suffering injuries," Anies said at the Tarakan Hospital in Central Jakarta, Wednesday. 

    The victims were taken to a number of hospitals in Jakarta including Tarakan, Pelni, Budi Kemuliaan, The Mintoharjo Navy Hospital, and RSCM. Anies said that Tarakan Hospital is currently treating 80 people, while more than 70 are treated at Pelni Hospital. 

    "So far, Tarakan is handling the most victims," Anies said. 

    However, the police have not confirmed that lives had been lost during the clash.