Walking To School On A Collapsed Bridge

Children have been risking their lives to get to school as images released show students precariously crossing a broken suspension bridge in Indonesia, after it was damaged by flooding.

The bridge, which was built in 2001, provides a route over the Ciberang river to the school in Sanghiang Tanjung. Despite nearly collapsing after a pillar supporting the bridge was damaged by recent floods, the children are clinging onto the bars - all to avoid taking a detour to the next bridge which would add half an hour to their journey.

The children, some as young as five, are putting their lives in danger to get to school.

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