Tragedy due to durians in remote Indonesia

This article from Indonesia attributed the deaths of 18 people from a small village in Sumatra to them watching over their durian garden. 

   
 Apparently a landslide killed them when it came down on their hut in the middle of the night. Were they waiting for the durians to fall? Or were they trying to prevent thieves from coming in to steal? 

We may never know. May these durian watchers rest in peace.

2 thoughts on “Tragedy due to durians in remote Indonesia

  1. I wondered where this was. Thanks for putting it on a map. It’s definitely a one-in-a-million random chance, but scary and sad all the same. What a way to end a durian party. RIP, durian lovers.

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