In Indonesia, the hit the ceiling office complex: more than 70 injured


В Индонезии обрушился потолок офисного комплекса: более 70 пострадавшихThe collapse occurred in the building of the stock exchange.

At least 72 people were injured in the collapse of a ceiling in the stock exchange building in Jakarta.

As stated by the representative of the exchange Argo Jawono, the second tower of the office complex collapsed balcony next to Starbucks, at a time when the office of the exchange was visited by the students of the University.

It happened during an afternoon break in the exchange, and after the break, the session resumed normally, although earlier it was reported about the postponement of its resumption on the hour, reports Bloomberg.

The incident had almost no effect on the trading session, as the Indonesian stock exchange switched to automated trading in may 1995. Staff office building were evacuated.

The Jakarta police said that the collapse was not caused by the explosion.

Office complex, Jakarta stock exchange consists of two 32-storey towers. The first tower was built in 1994, the second, which suffered from a structural collapse in 1998, according to the developer of Sudirman Central Business District.

In the affected building also houses the headquarters of the Indonesian office of the world Bank.

Stock index Jakarta Composite index at the end of trading on Thursday rose by 0.19% to 6382,19 points. Before the break index value was 6372,785 points.


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