One worker dead after scaffold collapse


    JAKARTA: One worker died and two others were injured when a scaffolding collapsed in Pademangan, North Jakarta on Tuesday.

    Mustakim, 27, a native of Grobogan, Central Java, died after the scaffolding on which he was standing collapsed.

    Mustakim was working on the fourth floor of an eight-story apartment building.

    Pademangan Police Precinct chief Comr. Harley Silalahi said the scaffolding collapsed after it was hit by a falling piece of outer wall from one of the upper floors. Two other workers were injured by the falling concrete, Harley said.

    The injured workers, Aulia and Saud, were being treated at Satya Negara Hospital in Sunter, North Jakarta. — JP