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A Tragic Kodak Moment

Two Javanese High School Students Drown at Bedugul, Bali When Pier Collapses

(1/6/2013) Two high schools students from East Java drowned in Bedugul, North Bali, on Saturday, January 5, 2013, when a bamboo pier collapse plummeting them and the other members of their group into the lake.

Dead are Sri Utami (17) and Slamat (17), two students for the Negeri I Plumpang High School in East Java, were visiting the lake on an organized study tour to Bali. Posing for a picture on the dock with other members of their group, the pier collapse sending the everyone into the water.

While the other members of the group managed to swim safely to shore, the two victims disappeared into the water with their bodies only recovered the after midnight by police. 

The students were participants on a study tour traveling on several busses that stopped at Bedugul late on the afternoon of Saturday, January 5, 2013.
The pier, constructed of bamboo, collapsed sending the group in 22 meters of water.