Indonesian children cross collapsed bridge to reach school

At first glance, it looks like an action sequence from Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom.

But, in reality, it is the daily commute to and from work and school for of adults and children in Lebak, Indonesia.

Clinging for dear life on a disintegrating wood-and-wire suspension bridge, children as young as five take their lives into their hands crossing the Ciberang River every day.

The river crossing become precarious and potentially fatal last week after the suspension bridge was almost washed away by flooding.

A pillar supporting one side of the crossing collapsed, leaving the wooden planks that acted as a path tilted to one side.


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